Gemel ring
Gemel Gem"el, n. 1. One of the twins. [Obs.] --Wyclif. [1913 Webster]

2. (Heb.) One of the barrulets placed parallel and closed to each other. Cf. {Bars gemel}, under {Gemel}, a. [1913 Webster]

Two gemels silver between two griffins passant. --Strype. [1913 Webster]

{Gemel hinge} (Locksmithing), a hinge consisting of an eye or loop and a hook.

{Gemel ring}, a ring with two or more links; a gimbal. See {Gimbal}.

{Gemel window}, a window with two bays. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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