Sunil Manohar (ˈsʊnɪl ˈmænəohɑː). born 1949, Indian cricketer: played in 125 test matches (1971–87), 47 as captain; first batsman to score more than 10,000 test runs
[geyv] /geɪv/ verb 1. simple past tense of . [giv] /gɪv/ verb (used with object), gave, given, giving. 1. to present voluntarily and without expecting compensation; bestow: to give a birthday present to someone. 2. to hand to someone: Give me that plate, please. 3. to place in someone’s care: If you give me your […]
[gav-uh l-kahynd] /ˈgæv əlˌkaɪnd/ noun, English Law. 1. (originally) a tenure of land in which the tenant was liable for a rental in money or produce rather than for labor or military service. 2. a customary system of land tenure whose chief feature was equal division of land among the heirs of the holder. 3. […]
[gav-uh l] /ˈgæv əl/ noun 1. a small mallet used by the presiding officer of a meeting, a judge, etc., usually to signal for attention or order. 2. a similar mallet used by an auctioneer to indicate acceptance of the final bid. 3. Masonry. 2 . verb (used with object) 4. to chair (a legislative […]
adjective 1. from the opening to the closing of a formal session or series of sessions: gavel-to-gavel television coverage of the Congressional hearing.
[gey-vee-uh l] /ˈgeɪ vi əl/ noun 1. a large crocodilian, Gavialis gangeticus, of India and Pakistan, having elongated, garlike jaws: an endangered species. /ˈɡeɪvɪəl/ noun 1. a large fish-eating Indian crocodilian, Gavialis gangeticus, with a very long slender snout: family Gavialidae 2. false gavial, a SE Asian crocodile, Tomistoma schlegeli, similar to but smaller than […]