An arena used for the sport of cock-fighting in the Caribbean. Persons would congregate in the gayelle and gamble by placing bets on one of the two roosters engaged in the cock-fight. the winning animal is the one left alive at the end of the duel.
An arena where stickfighting takes place in Trinidad in the Caribbean. Stickfighting is a martial art/dance perfomance practiced to the accompaniment of drumming and a call and response refrain known as a 'Calinda' in an arena/gayelle usually formed by a circle of onlookers.
The challenger confronted his opponent in the gayelle.