Breastrail Breast"rail` (-r[=a]l`), n. The upper rail of any parapet of ordinary height, as of a balcony; the railing of a quarter-deck, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • breastrail — breast·rail …   English syllables

  • breastrail — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : the upper rail of a parapet or a balcony 2. : the railing of a quarterdeck of a ship * * * breastˈrail noun The upper rail of a breastwork • • • Main Entry: ↑breast …   Useful english dictionary

  • 腰栏 — yāolán [breastrail] 女儿墙或阳台上部的扶手 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

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