gabled


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Related to gabled: gable wall, gable ends

ga·ble

 (gā′bəl)
n.
1.
a. The generally triangular section of wall at the end of a pitched roof, occupying the space between the two slopes of the roof.
b. The whole end wall of a building or wing having a pitched roof.
2. A triangular, usually ornamental architectural section, as one above an arched door or window.

[Middle English gable, gavel, from Norman French gable (perhaps of Celtic origin) and from Old Norse gafl; see ghebh-el- in Indo-European roots.]

ga′bled adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gabled - (of a roof) constructed with a single slope on each side of the ridge supported at the end by a gable or vertical triangular portion of an end wall; "a gabled roof"
hipped - (of a roof) sloping on all sides; "a hipped roof has sloping ends rather than gables"
Translations
مَسْقوف بِسَقْفٍ هَرَمي
sedlový
gavl-med gavl
nyeregtetős
meî gafli eîa göflum
sedlový
sivri tepelikliüçgen çatılı

gabled

[ˈgeɪbld] ADJ [houses, roofs] → (con tejado) a dos aguas

gabled

[ˈgeɪbəld] adj [house] → à pignon(s); [roof] → sur pignon(s)

gabled

adjGiebel-; gabled house/roofGiebelhaus/-dach nt

gable

(ˈgeibl) noun
the triangular part of the side wall of a building between the sloping parts of the roof.
ˈgabled adjective
a gabled roof.
References in classic literature ?
The gabled brick, tile, and freestone houses had almost dried off for the season their integument of lichen, the streams in the meadows were low, and in the sloping High Street, from the West Gateway to the mediaeval cross, and from the mediaeval cross to the bridge, that leisurely dusting and sweeping was in progress which usually ushers in an old-fashioned market-day.