Definitions of Gabel

  1. A tax or excise duty, specially on salt in France.

Usage examples for Gabel

  1. He conjectures that it was still occasionally inhabited by the Norman kings till 1110. The ville surrounding it only contained ninety- five houses, paying gabel- tax, in the Norman survey. – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. This gabel must be crossed to reach the summit. – Among the Canadian Alps by Lawrence J. Burpee