Definition of Gavelocks

1. Noun. (plural of gavelock) ¹



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Definition of Gavelocks

1. gavelock [n] - See also: gavelock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gavelocks

gaveled
gavelet
gavelets
gaveling
gavelkind
gavelkinds
gavelled
gaveller
gavellers
gavelling
gavelman
gavelmen
gaveloche
gaveloches
gavelock
gavelocks (current term)
gavels
gaverick
gavest
gaviae
gavial
gavialoid
gavials
gaviiform seabird
gavilimomab
gavot
gavots
gavotte
gavotted
gavottes

Literary usage of Gavelocks

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1827)
"... nor yet so sober—but send a' the four bunder men wi' their spades, and shovels, and pick-axes, and gavelocks, and barrows, hannd and horrel'd, ..."

2. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1858)
"... 2 iron gavelocks and 5 hook pins, 3s. 6d.; 9 weeks table and attendance at Goole not being able to put on his own clothes, 18s. 1680. ..."

3. English and Scottish Ballads by Francis James Child (1866)
"... probably be gast) frighten away. gaun, going. gavelocks, (javelins) iron crows. gear, goods, property; 16, spoil. ged, went. geir, same as gear, ..."

4. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1886)
"... now appertaining to the city treasurer : they were also custodians of the city's small goods, such as picks, gavelocks, etc, and executed small repairs. ..."

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