Definitions of gunnel
  1. noun
    small eellike fishes common in shallow waters of the northern Atlantic
    synonyms: bracketed blenny
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    Pholis gunnellus, butterfish, rock gunnel
    slippery scaleless food fish of the northern Atlantic coastal waters
    type of:
    blennioid, blennioid fish
    elongated mostly scaleless marine fishes with large pectoral fins and reduced pelvic fins
  2. noun
    wale at the top of the side of boat; topmost planking of a wooden vessel
    synonyms: gun rest, gunwale
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    type of:
    strake, wale
    thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship
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