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English Word:

gable


English Pronunciation:

ga•ble


Noun:


⇨Etymology

(Old English) gable, gabil, (French) gable, from (Late Latin) gabalum front of a building, probably of German or (Scandinavian) origin; confer (Old High German) gibil, German giebel gable, (Icelandic) gafl, (Gothic) gibla pinnacle; perhaps akin to (Greek)


⇨Definition

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Noun:


⇨Definition

cephalic, or to German gabel fork, (Anglo-Saxon) geafl, (English) gaffle, (Latin) gabalus a kind of gallows.] (Architecture) (a) The vertical triangular portion of the end of a building, from the level of the cornice or eaves to the ridge of the roof. Also, a similar end when not triangular in shape, as of a gambrel roof and the like. Hence: (b) The end wall of a building, as distinguished from the front or rear side. (c) A decorative member having the shape of a triangular gable, such as that above a Gothic arch in a doorway. Bell gable. See Bell. -- Gable roof, a double sloping roof which forms a gable at each end. -- Gable wall. Same as Gable (b). -- Gable window, a window in a gable.



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Wiktionary

Noun:

gable (plural gables) (architecture) The triangular area of external wall adjacent to two meeting sloped roofs.


Verb:

gable First-person singular present of gabeln. First-person singular subjunctive I of gabeln. Third-person singular subjunctive I of gabeln. Imperative singular of gabeln.


Anagrams:

bagel gleba


Reference:

gable

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