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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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