Origin: ME < OFr < Gmc, as in ON gafl, gable, akin to Ger giebel < IE base *ghebhel-, gable, head > Gr kephalē
See gable in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English gable, gavel
Origin: , from Norman French gable (perhaps of Celtic origin)
Origin: and from Old Norse gafl; see ghebh-el- in Indo-European roots.
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