Disgavel
Disgavel Dis*gav"el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disgaveled}or {Disgaveled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disgaveling}.] [See {Gavelkind}.] (Eng. Law) To deprive of that principal quality of gavelkind tenure by which lands descend equally among all the sons of the tenant; -- said of lands. --Burrill. [1913 Webster]

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  • disgavel — /dis gav euhl/, v.t., disgaveled, disgaveling or (esp. Brit.) disgavelled, disgavelling. Eng. Law. to free from the tenure of gavelkind: to disgavel an estate. [1675 85; DIS 1 + GAVEL2] * * * …   Universalium

  • disgavel — dis·gavel …   English syllables

  • disgavel — /disgaeval/ In English law, to deprive lands of that principal quality of gavelkind tenure by which they descend equally among all the sons of the tenant …   Black's law dictionary

  • disgavel — /disgaeval/ In English law, to deprive lands of that principal quality of gavelkind tenure by which they descend equally among all the sons of the tenant …   Black's law dictionary

  • disgavel — To remove from land the incidents of gavelkind tenure, under which the lands descended equally to all of the sons of the tenant …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • disgavel — dəs, (ˈ)dis+, or sk instead of sg transitive verb Etymology: dis (I) + gavel (to subject to gavelkind) : to deprive of or relieve from the tenure of gavelkind …   Useful english dictionary

  • Disgaveled — Disgavel Dis*gav el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disgaveled}or {Disgaveled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disgaveling}.] [See {Gavelkind}.] (Eng. Law) To deprive of that principal quality of gavelkind tenure by which lands descend equally among all the sons of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disgaveled — Disgavel Dis*gav el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disgaveled}or {Disgaveled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disgaveling}.] [See {Gavelkind}.] (Eng. Law) To deprive of that principal quality of gavelkind tenure by which lands descend equally among all the sons of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disgaveling — Disgavel Dis*gav el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disgaveled}or {Disgaveled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disgaveling}.] [See {Gavelkind}.] (Eng. Law) To deprive of that principal quality of gavelkind tenure by which lands descend equally among all the sons of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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