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Word: gavel

Definition: hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.


Sentences Containing 'gavel'

De Rooij took over the gavel at Club '48 from his teacher Peter Post. Theo de Rooij's company 'Royal Sport Management' assists cyclists in their professional careers.
The buyer was Christopher Forbes, bidding against Marvin Shanken of "Wine Spectator" Magazine, with Michael Broadbent handling the gavel at the auction.
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