Origin of gabelle
OTHER WORDS FROM gabellega·belled, adjective
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How to use gabelle in a sentence
Gabelle, word of German origin (gabe), originally applied to all taxes, came to signify only the tax on salt.
The Gabelle, which led to several rebellions, was not abolished until the Revolution .
By means of a draft on the receiver of taxes and the gabelle officer of the town, two hundred golden saluts were paid for it.
These imposts and that of the gabelle were henceforth permanent.
Go, you are for the old self-called princes of the peace, together with the wranglers against the Cardinal and the gabelle.Cinq Mars, Complete|Alfred de Vigny