gavelet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gavel (tribute).

Noun[edit]

gavelet (plural gavelets)

  1. (law, Britain, obsolete) A special kind of cessavit once used in Kent and London for the recovery of rent.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for gavelet in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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