See also: Gabel

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French gabelle, from Late Latin gabella, gabulum, gablum; of uncertain origin. Compare gavel (tribute).

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NounEdit

gabel (plural gabels)

  1. (Britain, law, obsolete) A rent, service, tribute, custom, tax, impost, or duty; an excise.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Burrill to this entry?)
    • 1650, Jeremy Taylor, The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living
      He enables St. Peter to pay his gabel by the ministry of a fish.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 gabel in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From gabë (lie, deception) +‎ -el (suffix).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gabel m (indefinite plural gabelë, definite singular gabeli, definite plural gabelët)

  1. (derogatory, vulgar) a Gypsy, Roma

DeclensionEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Topalli, Kolec (2017) , “gabel”, in Fjalor Etimologjik i Gjuhës Shqipe, Durrës, Albania: Jozef, page 518

CimbrianEdit

NounEdit

gàbel

  1. plural of gabala
  2. dative singular of gabala

GermanEdit

VerbEdit

gabel

  1. inflection of gabeln:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. singular imperative

MòchenoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German gabel, gabele, from Old High German gabala, from Proto-West Germanic *gabulu (fork). Cognate with German Gabel.

NounEdit

gabel f

  1. pitchfork

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