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  • adj. Having one or more gables.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. furnished or constructed with a gable; -- of a house or roof. Opposite of ungabled.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Provided with a gable or gables.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of a roof) constructed with a single slope on each side of the ridge supported at the end by a gable or vertical triangular portion of an end wall

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Examples

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Its gabled roof echoes the peaks of barns that dot Ohio's rural landscape.

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  • There are also amenities such as hardwood floors, a fireplace, a porch, and a gabled roof.

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  • And there was the manor, tucked away in this sequestered spot, but noted as a particularly fine Elizabethan gabled mansion – though on a modest scale compared with a great Somerset house like Montacute.

    Country diary: Wigborough, Somerset

  • The exterior walls sweep up three stories to a gabled roof.

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  • Its gable shape stands as the prototype of features noted in important Irish art treasures such as the gabled top of the Monasterboice Muireadach sculptured Cross and the gable shape of the Moneymusk reliquary (a case for relics of Colmcille, preserved from 1315 in Moneymusk House and now in the Edinburgh Museum.)

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  • Only a civilization deep and wide and old and strong could produce this far-walled, many-gabled roof of kings.

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  • They had tall, pointy, gabled roofs which, along with their wattle-and-daub walls, were carefully plastered and beautifully painted in bright colors.

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  • Obviously constructed posthaste, it stood only a story and a half, with a high gabled roof.

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