Brel noun Jacques (ʒak). 1929–78, Belgian-born composer and singer, based in Paris. His songs include “Ne me quitte pas” (“If You Go Away”)
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Cambrel, kam′brel, n. a bent piece of wood or iron on which butchers hang the carcasses of animals: the hock of a horse.
Gambrel, gam′brel, n. the hock of a horse: a crooked stick used by butchers for suspending a carcass while dressing it.