On and still on I sped, the big, bright pumpkin slipping up and down the gambrel of my spirited horse at every jump.
It has a gambrel roof, and is on the left when the train is going westward.
The next roof-form, built from early colonial days, and popular a century ago, was what was known as the gambrel roof.
I turned about, and, addressing gambrel earnestly, entreated him to "hang on to the wheel."
The building itself is a stern, dignified, two-story house with a gambrel roof.
The opposite end is very different, and has a hipped or gambrel gable.
gambrel, gam′brel, n. the hock of a horse: a crooked stick used by butchers for suspending a carcass while dressing it.
The gambrel or Octagonal Roof, and consists of two eight and two nine inch boards thirty-four inches long.
And often those with the gambrel prolonged the strain, being provokingly slow, in hopes to make the holder drop his burden.
The house, a two-story wooden building with a gambrel roof, is still standing .
"hipped roof," 1851, short for gambrel roof, so called for its shape, from gambrel "horse's hind leg" (c.1600), earlier "wooden bar to hang carcasses" (1540s), perhaps from Old North French gamberel, from gambe "leg," from Late Latin gamba (see gambol).