disgavel

[ dis-gav-uhl ]
/ dɪsˈgæv əl /

verb (used with object), dis·gav·eled, dis·gav·el·ing or (especially British) dis·gav·elled, dis·gav·el·ling.English Law.

to free from the tenure of gavelkind: to disgavel an estate.

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Origin of disgavel

First recorded in 1675–85; dis-1 + gavel2
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