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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cavel
Literary usage of Cavel
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."