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gavel

noun club, device to gain order, hammer, inntrument of control, means of control, symbol of office, mallet, wooden mallet
Associated concepts: parliamentary procedure

GAVEL. A tax, imposition or tribute; the same as gabel. (q. v.)

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Coaches: Phil Pleasant, Desert and Andy Gavel, Paraclete
For Paraclete to reach its goal of making the playoffs, Gavel said, the team must improve its rebounding and be more consistent.
Time will tell if the adventure will make the Spirits a better team, but Gavel said he is encouraged that his players are improved over last season.
This public speaking contest which brought together 34 Gavel clubs represented by 272 Gaveliers showcased the public speaking talents of the young members.
While at Government House, Gavel made himself at home, to say the least:
The team of councillors of Gavel clubs supported by the four divisions of the toastmaster's fraternity (E, Q, S & T) joined hands together to organise the much-awaited annual Inter Gavel Club Speech Contests at Birla Public School recently.
Present at the ceremony was Royal Gavel Club director Farkhanda Syed, co-ordinator Akbarsha Nagoorkan, members, children and parents.
GAVel facilitates insightful data aggregation to enable service intelligence through proactive and predictive risk management.
If you are looking to buy a gavel, Wolverhampton-based Gavel and Block stock a selection suitable "for judges".
Senior students at the Sri Lankan International School in Jeddah (SLISJ) have showcased their public speaking skills in the presence of school officials, parents and members of various toastmasters clubs, during the school's gavel club grand finale that was held at the Saudi German Hospital Auditorium recently.
Marie Sarantakis, Magister of Phi Delta Phi - Stevens Inn, presented the Justice with the Chapter's inaugural mahogany Gavel Award.
Very highly entertaining, and can be read as a 'stand alone' work, but one which will send avid readers in search of the first in this outstanding series, "Stains on the Gavel is recommended for personal reading lists and community library Contemporary Fiction collections alike.