the end wall of a building, the upper part of which is a gable
a triangular decorative
feature, such as that over a door or window
verb transitiveWord forms: ˈgabled or ˈgabling
a gable or gables on
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Word origin of 'gable'ME < OFr < Gmc, as in ON gafl, gable, akin to Ger giebel < IE base *ghebhel-, gable, head > Gr kephalē