Variant of gable
- the triangular wall enclosed by the sloping ends of a ridged roof
- popularly the whole section, including wall, roof, and space enclosed
- the end wall of a building, the upper part of which is a gable
- Archit. a triangular decorative feature, such as that over a door or window
Origin: Middle English from Old French from Gmc, as inch(es) Old Norse gafl, gable, akin to German giebel from Indo-European base an unverified form ghebhel-, gable, head from source Glassical Greek kephalē
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