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  • n. The upper rail of any parapet of ordinary height, as of a balcony, the railing of a quarterdeck, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The upper rail of any parapet of ordinary height, as of a balcony; the railing of a quarter-deck, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The upper rail of a balcony or of a breastwork on the quarter-deck of a ship.

Etymologies

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breast +‎ rail

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