Crossword clues for gabel
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Gabel \Ga"bel\, n. [F. gabelle, LL. gabella, gabulum, gablum; of
uncertain origin. Cf. Gavel tribute.] (O. Eng. Law)
A rent, service, tribute, custom, tax, impost, or duty; an
He enables St. Peter to pay his gabel by the ministry
of a fish.
n. (context UK legal obsolete English) A rent, service, tribute, custom, tax, impost, or duty; an excise.
Gabel may refer to:
Gabel is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
- Jeff Gabel, artist
- Joseph Gabel (1912-2004), French sociologist, author of La Fausse Conscience.
- Kristoffer Gabel (1617–1673), Danish statesman
- Martin Gabel (1912–1986), American actor, director, and producer
- Peter Gabel (born 1947), President of the New College of California and son of Martin Gabel
- Seth Gabel (born 1981), American actor
- Shainee Gabel, film director, A Love Song for Bobby Long
Usage examples of "gabel".
Yes, sweet Jeannie Gabel, over there in Paris: always a good pal, always a sympathetic shoulder for him.
Chicago, finally, about four in the afternoon, Carpenter phoned Jeanne Gabel at the Samurai headquarters at Wacker and Michigan, and got her after only about half a minute of hunt-and-seek maneuvering.
Going to bed with strange women was nothing unfamiliar for Carpenter, but Jeanne Gabel was not exactly strange to him, and yet she was.