Gable meaning

gā'bəl
A triangular, usually ornamental architectural section, as one above an arched door or window.
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The generally triangular section of wall at the end of a pitched roof, occupying the space between the two slopes of the roof.
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The whole end wall of a building or wing having a pitched roof.
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The end wall of a building, the upper part of which is a gable.
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A triangular decorative feature, such as that over a door or window.
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The triangular wall enclosed by the sloping ends of a ridged roof.
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The whole section, including wall, roof, and space enclosed.
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To put a gable or gables on.
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1901-60; U.S. film actor.
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(architecture) The triangular area of external wall adjacent to two meeting sloped roofs.
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Origin of gable

Middle English gable, gavel from Norman French gable (perhaps of Celtic origin) and from Old Norse gafl ghebh-el- in Indo-European roots