gavelock

Gavelock

Gav"e*lock\, n. [OE. gaveloc a dart, AS. gafeluc; cf. Icel. gaflok, MHG. gabil?t, OF. gavelot, glavelot, F. javelot, Ir. gabhla spear, W. gaflach fork, dart, E. glave, gaff]

1. A spear or dart. [R. & Obs.]

2. An iron crow or lever. [Scot. & North of Eng.]
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