(n.) A cable.

(n.) The vertical triangular portion of the end of a building, from the level of the cornice or eaves to the ridge of the roof. Also, a similar end when not triangular in shape, as of a gambrel roof and the like.

(n.) The end wall of a building, as distinguished from the front or rear side.

(n.) A decorative member having the shape of a triangular gable, such as that above a Gothic arch in a doorway.

Related Terms:

angular, cable, cornic, cornice, decorative, door, doorway, gab, gambrel, game, got, goth, gothic, level, nice, rear, triangular, vertical


abrogable, beggable, circumnavigable, defatigable, diggable, fatigable, immitigable, indefatigable, indefatigableness, infatigable, innavigable, investigable, irrefragable, levigable, litigable, mitigable, navigable, obligable, prolongable, propagable, refragable, undefatigable

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