taffarel

or taf·fe·rel

[ taf-er-uhl, -uh-rel ]
/ ˈtæf ər əl, -əˌrɛl /

noun Archaic.

Origin of taffarel

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

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

    The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth