Sentence Examples


  • The weigh-house (1582) is a picturesque building with quaint gable and tower.
  • Parallel with the sea (in which the gable ends of several of the quaint-looking houses stand), and so narrow in places as not to allow of two vehicles passing each other.
  • It was a queer sort of place--a gable-ended old house, one side palsied as it were, and leaning over sadly.
  • Entering that gable-ended Spouter-Inn, you found yourself in a wide, low, straggling entry with old-fashioned wainscots, reminding one of the bulwarks of some condemned old craft.
  • At some old gable-roofed country houses you will see brass whales hung by the tail for knockers to the road-side door.

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