Definition of gable
What is the definition of "gable"?
1. The generally triangular section of wall at the end of a pitched roof, occupying the space between the two slopes of the roof.
2. The whole end wall of a building or wing having a pitched roof.
3. A triangular, usually ornamental architectural section, as one above an arched door or window.
Use "gable" in a sentence
"One lord of Ulland had expressed his fancy on the eastern façade in gable and sculptured gargoyle; another his fear or his defiance in the squat and sturdy tower with its cautious slits in lieu of windows."
"At Clackmannan the dial on the lower end of a gable is circular on a square basis, and surmounted by a cherub's head."
"Two all-weather-wicker chaises face each other under the main gable."
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How to Say "gable" in:
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