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toprail

[ top-reyl ]
/ ˈtɒpˌreɪl /
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noun
the uppermost rail of the back of a chair or the like; a crest rail.
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Origin of toprail

First recorded in 1670–80; top1 + rail1
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How to use toprail in a sentence

  • As he rode near he saw Jones sitting on the stockyard toprail, apparently enjoying an evening pipe.

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