gabelle

In French history, term that originally referred to a tax on various items but came to be used exclusively for a tax on salt, first levied by Philip the Fair in 1286 and abolished 1790. ...
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Gabelle

Ga`belle' noun [ French See Gabel .] A tax, especially on salt. [ France] Brande & C.
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Gabelle

• (n.) A tax, especially on salt.
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gabelle

form of tax in France before the Revolution of 1789—in particular, from the 15th century onward, the tax on salt.[2 related articles]
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Gabelle

Obs.Fr. Any form of indirect tax; the tax on salt, in France, from which the NOBILITY, the clergy, and other PRIVLEGED persons were exempted.
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Gabelle

Gabelle was a name originally given in France to every kind of indirect tax, as on wine, cloth, etc, but at a later period specially applied to the tax upon salt, which after being frequently imposed as a temporary means of raising money, became under Charles V a permanent impost. Under Henry II nine provinces and three counties purchased perpetual...
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gabelle

A long-standing state tax on salt, revenue from which went directly to the royal treasury. The importance of salt as a food preservative made the gabelle a very unpopular tax.
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gabelle

a salt tax
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Gabelle

[disambiguation] Gabelle of salt was a historic salt tax in France. Gabelle may also refer to: ...
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