noun. wale at the top of the side of boat; topmost planking of a wooden vessel.
- gun rest
- gonnewalle (Middle English (1100-1500))
Example sentences of the word gunwale
1. Noun, singular or mass
Choose a location on the gunwale and use the marker to mark where to drill a hole for the rod holder.
Clamp the first 3 feet of the gunwale brace into position, beginning at the bow, inside the boat, using the four C-clamps.