- any of a number of staples riveted along the base of a basinet to hold an aventail.
Origin of vervelle
apparently < Middle French vervelle, Old French verviele hinge, ring on a hawk's leash < Vulgar Latin *vertibellum, diminutive of Late Latin vertibulum, re-formation of Latin vertebra joint, vertebra
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Examples from the Web for vervelle
Old Elie descended the staircase to go in search of the Vervelle family.
"You shouldn't give away your pictures in that way; they are money," said old Vervelle.
Vervelle, ver-vel′, n. the loop that secured the camail in medieval armour.
During this first sitting the Vervelle family became almost intimate with the worthy artist.
Vervelle's friends now heard of nothing but the celebrated painter Fougeres.