Meaning of gable

ga•ble

Pronunciation: (gā'bul), [key]
— n. Archit.
  1. the portion of the front or side of a building enclosed by or masking the end of a pitched roof.
  2. a decorative member suggesting a gable, used esp. in Gothic architecture.
  3. Also calleda wall bearing a gable.

Ga•ble

Pronunciation: (gā'bul), [key]
— n.
  1. 1901–60, U.S. film actor.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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