Definitions of Gabel

  1. A rent, service, tribute, custom, tax, impost, or duty; an excise.
  2. A tax or excise duty, specially on salt in France.

Usage examples for Gabel

  1. This gabel must be crossed to reach the summit. – Among the Canadian Alps by Lawrence J. Burpee
  2. 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