gable

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See also: gâble and gabble

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French gable (compare modern French gâble).

A house with four gables visible.

Noun[edit]

gable (plural gables)

  1. (architecture) The triangular area of external wall adjacent to two meeting sloped roofs.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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gable (plural gables)

  1. A cable.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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gable

  1. First-person singular present of gabeln.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of gabeln.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of gabeln.
  4. Imperative singular of gabeln.