gable roof


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gable roof

ga′ble roof`


n.
a roof sloping downward from a central ridge so as to leave a gable at each end.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gable roof - a double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each endgable roof - a double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end
gambrel, gambrel roof - a gable roof with two slopes on each side and the lower slope being steeper
gutter, trough - a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
ridgepole, rooftree, ridge - a beam laid along the edge where two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top; provides an attachment for the upper ends of rafters
roof - a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
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