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gavel

small mallet used by judge or presiding officer to signal order. [Western Culture: Misc.]
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"I have been doing some wood turning for the last two or three years and had the idea to try to make a gavel. Because the AOP logo is round it lends itself to turning, so I cut a circle into the top of the gavel and filled it with epoxy putty mixed with blue water colour paint."
Wright, attracted much notice, not for the work performed, that was indifferent, but for the ingenuity displayed in the mechanism, whereby an arm was made to rise from the machine, descending with a rapid motion, it seized the cut grain on the platform, carried it to the side of the machine and laid it in a tolerably well-formed gavel, beyond the track of the reaper."
Gavel and block's upcoming back-to-back auctions this Saturday, June 2, at Three Salcedo Place in Makati is no different as 12 important pieces from Rolex and Patek Philippe are up for bidding alongside a collection of over 200 pieces showcasing Philippine paintings and sculptures spanning a century.
Uncovered during a valuation day in Knowle, near Solihull, the faux gavel was crafted in the late 19th century.
The Golden Gavel is presented to the best Topic and this evening it was awarded to our Club President Peter Minshall, who expanded on the many meanings of the word 'copper'.
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.
Instead of using gavel during court proceedings, the courtrooms in the country will now Drilbu to signify the beginning, ending, recess or adjournment of court proceedings.
The club, established in December 2016, is affiliated to Toastmasters International under its Gavel Clubs Programme for youth aged 12 to 18.
Royal Gavel Club is open for children between 10 and 18 years and will have meetings twice a month.
Additionally, StarShow Publications has made available Hardcopy editions of the other books in his catalog including Pinned, Stains on The Gavel, The Boy in The Bin and The Red Road to Hades.
Leaders of the Gavel Clubs and Youth Leadership Programs of Division-L also took part in the event attended by over 350 people.