Synonyms for gavel

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It broke up, now, and the judge in the middle rapped with his gavel.

Mr. Trimmer pounded on the table with his pencil in lieu of a gavel.

Radbourn ruled with a gavel of iron, but they all enjoyed it the more.

Silence for a while, that Mr. Price may feel the gavel in his hand, which he does.

The Speaker rapped with his gavel, and I failed to hear the opening words.

Miss Grey was pounding vigorously with her gavel, but to no effect.

The gavel sounded and he broke off, bending forward to listen.

Speaker Wallace raised the gavel and called the House to order.

Then he tossed the gavel upon the table and strode down the center aisle.

In the same spirit, I hope that this gavel may be the only weapon ever raised to enforce order between Canadians and Americans.