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FANTAIL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fantail mean? 

FANTAIL (noun)
  The noun FANTAIL has 1 sense:

1. an overhang consisting of the fan-shaped part of the deck extending aft of the sternpost of a ship

  Familiarity information: FANTAIL used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FANTAIL (noun)


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Meaning:

An overhang consisting of the fan-shaped part of the deck extending aft of the sternpost of a ship

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("fantail" is a kind of...):

overhang (projection that extends beyond or hangs over something else)

Holonyms ("fantail" is a part of...):

afterdeck (a deck abaft of midships)


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