gable end


noun

an end wall bearing a gable.

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Origin of gable end

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50

OTHER WORDS FROM gable end

gable-ended, 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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