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 tenant; -- said of lands. --Burrill. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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;… …   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

  • 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

  • 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

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