corbie gable

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cor·bie gable

A gable finished with corbie-steps.

corbie gable

(Architecture) architect a gable having corbie-steps

cor′bie ga′ble

a gable with corbiesteps.
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Noun1.corbie gable - (architecture) a gable having corbie-steps or corbel steps
gable, gable end, gable wall - the vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
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Originally a Border pele tower, where locals would gather when under attack, the property has many original features, such as thick stone walls, a crow step gable and the old entrance in the snug.
It also has crow step gables and is steeped in the sort of dramatic tales that typify Scotland's tumultuous history.