Definition of "gabled" []

  • 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 (noun)
  • Having one or more gables. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "gabled" in a sentence
  • "So her golden mantle indicates that it is a glorious and excellent justice beyond that which unchristian men conceive; while the severely falling lines of the folds, which form a kind of gabled niche for the head of the Pope beneath, correspond with the strictness of true Church discipline firmer as well as more luminous statute."
  • "When I pull into his street, I wonder whether I have take a wrong turn: The gabled homes are tidy and uniform, and the neighborhood exudes an air of suburban rectitude."
  • "Its gabled roof echoes the peaks of barns that dot Ohio's rural landscape."