gable end

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noun

an end wall bearing a gable.

Nearby words

  1. gaberones,
  2. gabfest,
  3. gabion,
  4. gabionade,
  5. gable,
  6. gable roof,
  7. gable window,
  8. gable, clark,
  9. gabled,
  10. gablet

Origin of gable end

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50

Related formsga·ble-end·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for gable end

gable end

noun

the end wall of a building on the side which is topped by a gable
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