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cavel

noun cav·el \ˈkavəl, -ev-, -āv-\

Definition of cavel

plural

-s

dialectal, British

  1. :  a lot determined by a cast

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Origin and Etymology of cavel

Middle English, from Middle Dutch kavele; akin to Old Norse kefli stick of wood — more at kevel


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cavel

transitive verb cav·el \"\

Definition of cavel

cavelled

;

cavelled

;

cavelling

\-v(ə)liŋ, -lə̇n\ ;

cavels

dialectal, British

  1. :  to allot or apportion according to lots cast the working positions cavelled by the miners

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cavel

noun cav·el

Definition of cavel

plural

-s

obsolete

  1. :  a mean fellow

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Origin and Etymology of cavel

Middle English kevell, perhaps from Old Norse kefli stick of wood


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cavel

cav·el

Definition of cavel

  1. variant of 1kevel

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