Definition of Cavel

1. chance [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cavel

caveat lector
caveat loan
caveated
caveating
caveator
caveators
caveats
caveboy
caveboys
caved
caved in
cavefish
cavefishes
cavegirl
cavegirls
cavel (current term)
caveless
cavelike
cavels
caveman
cavemanlike
cavemen
cavemouth
cavemouths
cavendishes
caveolae
caveolar
caveolin
caver

Literary usage of Cavel

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1. The Runes, Whence Came They by George Stephens (1894)
"AD 1300. 72. Iceland. The later runes. A wooden cavel. ODDNY cut the staves to make known what had happend to her, as she was dumb. ..."

2. The Statistical Account of Scotland: Drawn Up from the Communications of the by John Sinclair (1797)
"The proprietors of each cavel employ an ... None of the fh;ires of either cavel are let; it is therefore ..."

3. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"Dividing by cavel or lot. Act. Dam. Cone. V. cavelL, ». ... A sledge-hammer ; a hammer of a large size used for breaking stones, &c. Loth. V. cavel. ..."

4. Records of the Convention of the Royal Burghs of Scotland: With Extracts by Convention of the royal burghs of Scotland (1890)
"cavel, Cavil, lot, share, portion, as in “to cast ... and “to ilk his am cavel,” And as in a partnership or joint venture each one's stock or contribution ..."

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