a tax; excise.
French History. a tax on salt, abolished in 1790.
(French history) a salt tax levied until 1790
[gab-er-deen, gab-er-deen] /ˈgæb ərˌdin, ˌgæb ərˈdin/ noun 1. Also, gabardine. a long, loose coat or frock for men, worn in the Middle Ages, especially by Jews. 2. (def 1). /ˈɡæbəˌdiːn; ˌɡæbəˈdiːn/ noun 1. a variant spelling of gabardine n. “long, loose outer garment,” 1510s, from Spanish gabardina, from Middle French galverdine, which is perhaps from […]
/ˌɡæbəˈlʌnzɪ; -ˈluːnjɪ/ noun 1. (Scot, archaic or literary) a wandering beggar Also called gaberlunzie-man
[gah-buh-roh-nes, gab-uh-] /ˌgɑ bəˈroʊ nɛs, ˌgæb ə-/ noun 1. former name of . /ˌɡæbəˈrəʊnɛs/ noun 1. the former name for Gaborone
[gah-bes] /ˈgɑ bɛs/ noun 1. Gulf of, a gulf of the Mediterranean on the E coast of Tunisia. [geyb] /geɪb/ noun 1. a male given name, form of . /ˈɡɑːbɛs; French ɡabɛs/ noun 1. a port in E Tunisia. Pop: 116 000 (2005 est) 2. Gulf of Gabès, an inlet of the Mediterranean on the […]