GabelGa"bel\, n. [F. gabelle, LL. gabella, gabulum, gablum; of uncertain origin. Cf.Gavel tribute.] (O. Eng. Law) A rent, service, tribute, custom, tax, impost, or duty; an excise. --Burrill. He enables St. Peter to pay his gabel by the ministry of a fish. --Jer. Taylor.
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|the offspring of a zebra and a donkey.|