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trailboard

[treyl-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈtreɪlˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun, Nautical
1.
an ornamented board extending on each side of the bow of a vessel from a figurehead or the like to abaft the hawse.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; trail + board
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  • The flat background around the letters is painted maroon and the rest of the trailboard is dark green.

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