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Definition of Gavel


  1. A gable.
  2. A small heap of grain, not tied up into a bundle.
  3. The mallet of the presiding officer in a legislative body, public assembly, court, masonic body, etc.
  4. A mason's setting maul.
  5. Tribute; toll; custom. [Obs.] See Gabel.

Gavel Translations

gavel in German is Hammer