disgavel

[ dis-gav-uhl ]

verb (used with object),dis·gav·eled, dis·gav·el·ing or (especially British) dis·gav·elled, dis·gav·el·ling.English Law.
  1. to free from the tenure of gavelkind: to disgavel an estate.

Origin of disgavel

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

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