Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to cavel: cavil

kevel, cavel, cavil

1. A stone mason’s axe with a flat face for knocking off projecting angular points, and a pointed peen for reducing a surface to the desired form; also called a jedding axe.
2. A heavy timber, as a timber bolted between two stanchions.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Christian de Cavel for access to his orchard in Mt.
Houstonian Jerry Finch had for years been a leader in local and national fights to shut down Dallas Crown, Fort Worth-based Beltex Corporation and Cavel International of DeKalb, Illinois, the country's three horse slaughterhouses, which together killed 88,000 horses last year.
103) However, all efforts by modernising diviners to stage such a theatre of reason were frustrated by the refusal of the state, progressive farmers' organisations and individual sceptics to participate, prompting one to gloat: "let sceptics cavel at the cradle.
In the second half, Craddock came closest to scoring when his 59th minute goal-bound shot was blocked on the line by Cavel Coo.
Meanwhile, Cavel International continues to rebuild the plant, which is expected to provide as many as 40 jobs.
This four-piece consists of Dave Cavel founder of the band, Rob Lewis, Mick Cavel and Pete Thompson.
15) Among the Norwich Lollards who similarly claimed to have attended or conducted these Lollard schools were Hawisia Moone's husband, Thomas (Tanner, 176, 179), John Wardon (32-33), John Godsell (60), John Skylan (146), Robert Cavel (93-94), William Hardy (152-53), Edmund Archer (165), and John Goodwyn (207-8).
We would like to thank the following people for their input and/or help during the research and/or preparation of this manuscript: Mary Barbercheck, Cavel Brownie, John Buonaccorsi, Consuelo Demaraes, Joe Lewis, Jay Rosenheim, Coby Schal, Loree Sisterson, Clyde Sorenson, Doug Summerford, Hai Tran, and the reviewers at Ecology.
But as Cavel, 277, says of literary convention, "the idea that these conventions supply [the artist] with solutions to his artistic purposes, rather than problems and media within which those purposes are worked out, is as sensible as supposing that one has explained why a particular couple has .
eWayDirect has helped us create email strategies that not only produce significant revenue, but a very high ROI," says Mark Cavel, Cin2U marketing director.
We rescued our large family of draft mares literally 15 minutes before they were to be loaded onto trucks and sent to an auction near the former Cavel slaughter plant in Illinois where, according to the auction manager, they would be sold by the pound.