Cambrel
Cambrel \Cam"brel\, n. See {Gambrel}, n., 2. --Wright. [1913 Webster]

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  • cambrel — /kam breuhl/, n. Brit. Dial. gambrel. * * * …   Universalium

  • cambrel — n. gambrel, hock of a horse, ankle of a horse; frame used by butchers for hanging carcasses by the legs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cambrel — cam·brel …   English syllables

  • cambrel — /ˈkæmbrəl/ (say kambruhl) noun → gambrel (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • cambrel — ˈkam(b)rəl dialect England variant of gambrel 1, 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • gambrel — /ˈgæmbrəl/ (say gambruhl) noun 1. the hock of an animal, especially of a horse. 2. Also, cambrel. a curved rod which pierces both hind shanks of a carcass of beef, lamb, etc., so that the carcass can be hung symmetrically. {Old North French… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Gambrel — Gam brel, n. [OF. gambe, jambe leg, F. jambe. Cf. {Cambrel}, {Chambrel}, and see {Gambol}. n.] 1. The hind leg of a horse. [1913 Webster] 2. A stick crooked like a horse s hind leg; used by butchers in suspending slaughtered animals. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gambrel roof — Gambrel Gam brel, n. [OF. gambe, jambe leg, F. jambe. Cf. {Cambrel}, {Chambrel}, and see {Gambol}. n.] 1. The hind leg of a horse. [1913 Webster] 2. A stick crooked like a horse s hind leg; used by butchers in suspending slaughtered animals.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • cambril — ˈkam(b)rəl dialect England variant of gambrel 1, 2 * * * cambril, cambuc var. cambrel, cammock …   Useful english dictionary

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