Word:

Gabel

Ga´bel
n.1.(O. Eng. Law) A rent, service, tribute, custom, tax, impost, or duty; an excise.
He enables St. Peter to pay his gabel by the ministry of a fish.
- Jer. Taylor.

GABEL. A tax, imposition, or duty. This word is said to have the same signification that gabelle formerly had in France. Cunn. Dict. h. t. But this seems to be an error for gabelle signified in that country, previously to its revolution, a duty upon salt. Merl. Rep. h. t. Lord Coke says, that gabel or gavel, gablum, gabellum, gabelletum, galbelletum, and gavillettum signify a rent, duty, or service, yielded or done to the king or any other lord. Co. Litt. 142, a. GAGE, contracts. Personal property placed by a debtor in possession of his creditor, as a security for his debt; a pawn. (q. v.) Hence mortgage is a dead pledge.

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Gabeler
Gabelle
Gabelleman
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