Gem"el\, a. [OF. gemel twin, F. jumeau, L. gemellus twin, doubled, dim. of geminus. See Gemini, and cf. Gimmal.] (Her.) Coupled; paired.

Bars gemel (Her.), two barrulets placed near and parallel to each other.
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Gem"el\, n. 1. One of the twins. [Obs.] --Wyclif.

2. (Heb.) One of the barrulets placed parallel and closed to each other. Cf. Bars gemel, under Gemel, a.

Two gemels silver between two griffins passant. --Strype.

Gemel hinge (Locksmithing), a hinge consisting of an eye or loop and a hook.

Gemel ring, a ring with two or more links; a gimbal. See Gimbal.

Gemel window, a window with two bays.
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