Dis*gav"el (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disgaveled (?) or Disgaveled; p. pr. & vb. n. Disgaveling.] [See Gavelkind.] Eng.Law

To deprive of that principal quality of gavelkind tenure by which lands descend equally among all the sons of the tenant; -- said of lands.

Burrill.

 

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