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gayelle

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡajɛl
 
, ˈɡajal/

Definition of gayelle in English:

noun

West Indian
An arena or ring for cockfighting or stick-fighting.
Example sentences
  • He moved to Rio Claro as an agricultural officer, where, he has said, he got involved in the community, singing for stickfights at the gayelle.
  • Why doesn't the ministry grant more licences all other companies that wish to jump into the gayelle to provide the service that we so much deserve, need and demand?
  • In the West Indies the gayelle is best known as the stage for stick fighting, or the pit for illegal cock fighting.

Origin

from Spanish gallera 'cockpit'.

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