Gavelet
Gavelet Gav"el*et, n. [From {Gavel} tribute.] (O. Eng. Law) An ancient special kind of cessavit used in Kent and London for the recovery of rent. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • gavelet — /gsevalat/ An obsolete English writ. An ancient and special kind of cessavit, used in Kent and London for the recovery of rent …   Black's law dictionary

  • gavelet — /gsevalat/ An obsolete English writ. An ancient and special kind of cessavit, used in Kent and London for the recovery of rent …   Black's law dictionary

  • gavelet — …   Useful english dictionary

  • gavelet and cessavit — A common law process, long since in disuse, by which a landlord could seize the land itself for rent in arrear and hold it until payment was made. 32 Am J1st L & T § 613 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • process of gavelet — See gavelet …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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