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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gun·wale /ˈgʌnḷ/
 舷的上端;船的邊緣

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gun·wale n.  Naut. The upper edge of a vessel's or boat's side; the uppermost wale of a ship (not including the bulwarks); or that piece of timber which reaches on either side from the quarter-deck to the forecastle, being the uppermost bend, which finishes the upper works of the hull. [Written also gunnel.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 gunwale
      n : wale at the top of the side of boat; topmost planking of a
          wooden vessel [syn: gunnel, gun rest]