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gun·walealso gun·nel (gŭn′əl)
The upper edge of the side of a vessel. See Usage Note at boatswain.
[So called because guns were mounted on it.]
1. (Nautical Terms) nautical the top of the side of a boat or the topmost plank of a wooden vessel
2. full to the gunwales completely full; full to overflowing
or gun•nel(ˈgʌn l)
the upper edge of the side or bulwark of a vessel.