(noun) The generallytriangularsection of wallat the end of a pitchedroof, occupying the spacebetween the twoslopes of the roof.
(noun) The wholeendwall of a building or wing having a pitchedroof.
(noun) A triangular,usuallyornamentalarchitecturalsection,asoneaboveanarcheddoor or window.
(noun) the triangular upper part of a wall between the sloping ends of a pitched roof
(noun) a triangular ornamental feature in the form of a gable, esp as used over a door or window
(noun) the triangular wall on both ends of a gambrel roof
Use "gable" in a sentence
"One lord of Ulland had expressed his fancy on the eastern façade in gable and sculptured gargoyle; another his fear or his defiance in the squat and sturdy tower with its cautious slits in lieu of windows."
"At Clackmannan the dial on the lower end of a gable is circular on a square basis, and surmounted by a cherub's head."
"Two all-weather-wicker chaises face each other under the main gable."