taffarel

or taf·fe·rel

[taf-er-uh l, -uh-rel]

Origin of taffarel

1615–25; < Middle Dutch tafereel, variant (by dissimilation) of tafeleel < French (dial.) tavlel tableau
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Examples from the Web for taffarel

Historical Examples of taffarel

  • The after-part of a ship, ending in the taffarel above and the counters below.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth