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taffarel

or tafferel

[taf-er-uh l, -uh-rel] /ˈtæf ər əl, -əˌrɛl/
noun, Archaic.
1.
Origin of taffarel
1615-1625
1615-25; < Middle Dutch tafereel, variant (by dissimilation) of tafeleel < French (dial.) tavlel tableau
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  • The after-part of a ship, ending in the taffarel above and the counters below.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth

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