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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.
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We also acknowledge the assistance of the following persons with identification of obscure localities on a number of islands:Andre Samuel (Anguilla), Kevel Lindsay (Antigua), Lennox Honeychurch (Dominica), Rita Branch (Grenada), Jacques Fournet & Philippe Feldman (Guadeloupe), Elizabeth Chalano (Martinique), Neil How (Montserrat), Daphne Hobson (Nevis).
Iterative using of constant comparison leads to emerging categories, higher abstraction kevel, each encompasses several related concepts [19].
ariakensis) represent sample size at each time kevel. Asterisks represent statistical significance at an alpha of 0.05 using 2-sided contrasts between species at the indicated time levels.