gavelet (s.xii)

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gavelet (s.xii)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: G1705 gavel (gavelet); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  gavelet n.; MED:  gavelet n.; DMLBS: 1055c gavelettum ]
gavelett,  gavelette,  gavellet;  gaivelett  
ls(loanword: M.E. )


1lawgavelet (the right of a lord in Kent to take back possession of land from a tenant whose rent is in arrears for two years)
( 1321 )  le bref de gavelet q’est en leu de cessavit en Londres  Ed II xxvi 254
( 1346 )  il avoit recoveri mesme la terre vers mesme celi J. par brief de gavelette de son cesser  20 Ed III 443
( MS: 1419 )  en brief de Gaivelett les tenauntz averount troys somons et troys essones  186


1lawsubject to gavelet
( s.xii )  des terres gaveletes, dunt le landgable le rei est ariere e n’est pas rendu en quaremme  i 297
gavel#1  gavelade 
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