corbie gable

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cor·bie gable

 (kôr′bē)
n.
A gable finished with corbie-steps.
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corbie gable

n
(Architecture) architect a gable having corbie-steps
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cor′bie ga′ble


n.
a gable with corbiesteps.
[1850–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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