Definition of "gable end" []

  • The side of a building which is topped by a gable (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "gable end" in a sentence
  • "It was not the hope of reaching the village which set my heart singing with joy, but it was that I knew my ground now, and that farm-house not half a mile ahead, with its gable end sticking out from amid the trees, must be that very farm of St. Aunay where we had bivouacked, and which I had named to Captain Sabbatier as the rendezvous of the Hussars of Conflans."