from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bit for a horse.
- n. A gag.
- n. Nautical, a large cleat of wood or iron to which sheets, tacks, or braces are belayed. Also chevil.
- n. 4. A stone-masons' ax, with a flat face for knocking off projecting angular points, and a pointed peen for reducing a surface to the desired form; a jedding-ax.—
- n. Originally, the stick or rune-staff used in casting lots; a lot: as, to cast cavels.
- n. A part or share; lot.
- n. A parcel or allotment of land.
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