Gavels [noun]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond, a Republican who represents North County, is next up in the rotation, but he’s not likely to get the gavel.

Despite serving 24 years in the Senate, Durbin is just now hitting the right seniority to be in line for a full committee gavel.

When I beat Thom Tillis, with y’alls help and support, this will be the seat that takes the gavel out of Mitch McConnell’s hands.

Pelosi has served as speaker during two different stints, first from 2007 until 2011 and then retaking the gavel in 2019.

A murmur ran through the court-room, quickly hushed by the insistent gavel.

He seized the gavel and began pounding vigorously and the man with the weak voice never again caught his eye.

His right hand rested on his gavel, he thrust his left into the side pocket of his long alpaca coat.

When they had all seated themselves at a large oval table, Harkaman drew his pistol and used the butt for a gavel.

"A burnt match," said the inspector, just as the clock struck five and the constable's gavel sounded a prelude to adjournment.

But the gavel of the crier was heard rapping for attention, for the court had risen promptly at the strokes of the clock.