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gavel

small mallet used by judge or presiding officer to signal order. [Western Culture: Misc.]
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The race to replace him behind the gavel is expected to draw at least several more candidates.
Out of a total of 24 contenders for the four categories from ISG Gavel Clubs, 19 Gaveliers secured the first, second and third positions in the semi finals.
While training to be a K9 under the Queensland Police Dog Training Program, at six weeks old, Gavel was assigned to the Government House, the official residence of the Governor of Queensland.
The Inter Gavel Club Speech Contests were held in four categories, Humorous Speech, Inspirational Speech, Table Topics and Evaluation.
Royal Gavel Club is open for children between 10 and 18 years and will have meetings twice a month.
GAVS is listed for its Big-Data-based predictive operational analytics platform GAVel that leverages Smart-Machine-based services for IT operational automation in the IT infrastructure space.
On its "Traditions of the Courts" web page, the judiciary seeks to nail this myth once and for all: "Although they're often seen in TV programmes the one place you won't see a gavel is an English or Welsh courtroom - they are not used there and have never been" However, despite such efforts, the visual cliche has become so ubiquitous it's still hard for some to believe.