gablenoun [ C ]uk /ˈɡeɪ.bəl/ us /ˈɡeɪ.bəl/
Examples from literature
- Above are the attics, which stretch the whole length of an enormously high pointed roof, with two gables and two large dormer windows on each side of it.
- But for small gables on the buttresses, it is quite plain up to the level of the roof ridge.
- Marks can also be seen, in the masonry, which indicate that the building once had three gables.
- The house was an old one, the gables fronting the street.
- Then we passed a village, the thatched cottages with their white gables rising prettily from the blossoming orchards.