Adjective "Gavel" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Gavel


    Definition:

    1. a small mallet used by the presiding officer of a meeting, a judge, etc., usually to signal for attention or order.

    2. a similar mallet used by an auctioneer to indicate acceptance of the final bid.

    3. Masonry. kevel2 . verb (used with object)

    4. to chair (a legislative session, convention, meeting, etc.).

    5. to request or maintain (order at a meeting) by striking a gavel. to begin or put into effect (a legislative session, motion, etc.) by striking a gavel.

    Origin:
    gavel

    Examples:

    "whiles can be gavel."

    "falls can be gavel."