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inwale

[in-weyl] /ˈɪnˌweɪl/
noun, Nautical
1.
(in an open boat) a horizontal timber binding together the frames along the top strake.
2.
a strip of reinforcing material within a gunwale.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; in + wale1
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