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gunnel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gunnel small eellike fishes common in shallow waters of the northern Atlantic
    • n gunnel wale at the top of the side of boat; topmost planking of a wooden vessel
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Gunnel A gunwale.
    • Gunnel (Zoöl) A small, eel-shaped, marine fish of the genus Murænoides; esp., M. gunnellus of Europe and America; -- called also gunnel fish butterfish rock eel.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gunnel See gunwale.
    • n gunnel A name of the elongate blennies, found on the rocky coasts of the North Atlantic and North Pacific, belonging to the genus Pholis. The best-known of these fishes in the North Atlantic is P. gunnellus.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Gunnel gun′l Same as Gunwale.
    • n Gunnel the wale or upper edge of a ship's side next to the bulwarks, so called because the upper guns are pointed from it.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Gunwale

Usage

In literature:

Mr Coles, the gunnel, who was in Rayner's boat, ascended the bank match in hand.
"From Powder Monkey to Admiral" by W.H.G. Kingston
Captain Gunnell was the name by which our new master was known.
"My First Voyage to Southern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
It's fortunate for us that they did clear away the gunnel, as we shall have no trouble.
"Masterman Ready" by Captain Frederick Marryat
I had been an hour on the gunnel, when Cross came up to me.
"Percival Keene" by Frederick Marryat
He smiled as he stood on the gunnel, holding on by the main shrouds.
"The Phantom Ship" by Frederick Marryat
Gunnell, Richard, 368-72, 374, 375.
"Shakespearean Playhouses" by Joseph Quincy Adams
I left the beautiful Maria screeching over the gunnel.
"Olla Podrida" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
Soe we are going to lose not only Mr. Clement, but Mr. Gunnel!
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 3, July, 1851" by Various
No boat o' her size, wi' six men aboard, could have her gunnel as high as that ere.
"The Ocean Waifs" by Mayne Reid
All the men clung to the gunnels; but one who was a powerful swimmer struck out for the shore.
"The Cariboo Trail" by Agnes C. Laut
Those present were: Henry Gunnell, Wm.
"A Virginia Village" by Charles A. Stewart
Broadwater and Henry Gunnell Church Wardens of Fairfax parish the Consideration Money in the within Deed.
"Seaport in Virginia" by Gay Montague Moore
That will be punishing myselfe, though, insteade of Gunnel.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2, No. 12, May, 1851." by Various
Lucian married George Gunnell.
"A History of the Town of Fairfax" by Jeanne Johnson Rust
But he put his foot on the gunnel and rocked her, and shook his head, and said he reckoned he'd look around for a bigger one.
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain
The canoe sank lower and lower as the foam-streaked water slopped in over the gunnels.
"Nan Sherwood at Lakeview Hall" by Annie Roe Carr
I rolled to the very edge of the gunnel now, and the water and ooze flowed softly in on me.
"The MS. in a Red Box" by John Arthur Hamilton
Dr. Francis M. Gunnell.
"History of the Washington National Monument and of the Washington National Monument Society" by Frederick Loviad Harvey
That's the way that patched gunnel next you came to get smashed.
"Down the Columbia" by Lewis R. Freeman
He gripped the dory gunnel convulsively in fingers of steel.
"The Viking Blood" by Frederick William Wallace
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In poetry:

First Sailor. Better steer home,
Whether he will or no; and better still
To take him while he sleeps and carry him
And drop him from the gunnel.
"The Shadowy Waters: The Shadowy Waters" by William Butler Yeats
They pilot up the sleet-lashed bay
With gunnels mantled white with snow;
On icebound rivers crunch their way
With hawsers strained across their tow.
"Harbor Tug" by Burt Franklin Jenness
At anchor she rides the sunny sod
As full to the gunnel of flowers growing
As ever she turned her home with cod
From George's bank when winds were blowing.
"The Flower Boat" by Robert Frost

In news:

John Gunnell October 13, 2012.
John Gunnell January 29, 2010.
John Gunnell December 28, 2007.
John Gunnell November 14, 2011.
If you can call it winning -- of the Wired News saddest- cubicles contest is David Gunnells, an IT guy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Mini Tree & Gift Festival for Ian Gunnell.
He was born Nov 9, 1923, in Eskota, Texas, the son of late Ira Hale, Sr. And Nannie Imogene Gunnels Brumfield.
John Gunnell January 31, 2010.
The celebration was hosted by their children: Bonnie Gunnell of Falconer, N.Y. Carol Sena of Ashville, N.Y. Debbie Martino of Scottsdale, Ariz.
0I was swimming a jig the size of a housecat and the color of peppermint candy, but it disappeared in gin-clear water a foot off the gunnel like it had been swallowed by a black hole.
John Gunnell November 16, 2011.
Men's Gunnel Pumping, Gunflint Canoe Races 2012.
John Gunnell December 24, 2009.
Gunnell stressed that if the district does receive this reimbursement from the state, those funds could only be used for construction or capital improvements.
Two sons, Christopher Gunnell and Jesse Gunnell, both of Kokomo.
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In science:

In this paper we provide an algebraic derivation of the explicit Witten volume formulas for a few semi-simple Lie algebras by combining a combinatorial method with the ideas used by Gunnells and Sczech in computation of higher-dimensional Dedekind sums.
Witten volume formulas for semi-simple Lie algebras
In, Gunnells and Sczech studied higher-dimensional Dedekind sums and established their reciprocity law.
Witten volume formulas for semi-simple Lie algebras
This paper is inspired by the work of Gunnells and Sczech . I want to thank them for their detailed explanation of the part of their paper closely related to Witten zeta functions.
Witten volume formulas for semi-simple Lie algebras
In Gunnells and Sczech demonstrated how one can use the reciprocity law of higher-dimensional Dedekind sums to derived the Witten volume formulas of some Lie algebras.
Witten volume formulas for semi-simple Lie algebras
Thanks to Hans Karlgren, Gunnel K¨allgren, Geoff Nunberg, Jan Pedersen, and the Coling referees, who all have contributed with suggestions and methodological discussions.
Recognizing Text Genres with Simple Metrics Using Discriminant Analysis
Gunnel K(cid:127)allgren from Stockholm University for their insightful previews of the pre(cid:12)nal version of this dissertation. I owe a debt of gratitude to my instructors, Prof.
Three studies of grammar-based surface-syntactic parsing of unrestricted English text. A summary and orientation
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