1) A bent piece of wood or iron, used by butchers to hang animal carcases on.
1574 Wood, chroks, cambrels and nowte stangs vjd, Richmond
1656 two shop bord, 2 shelves, 2 choping blocks ... 1 kreele with all the sets an [sic] kambrels and other implements, Selby. Later it was used of the bent hind leg of an animal: 1638 the camerell of the deare ... bitten by a mungerell dogg
1700 a sheep camarell, Skipton.