Definition of Gable wall

1. Noun. The vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof.

Exact synonyms: Gable, Gable End
Specialized synonyms: Bell Gable, Corbie Gable, Pediment
Generic synonyms: Wall



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gable Wall

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gabfest
gabfests
gabies
gabion
gabionade
gabionades
gabioned
gabionnade
gabionnades
gabions
gable
gable end
gable roof
gable roofs
gable wall (current term)
gabled
gablelike
gables
gablet
gablets
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gablock
gablocks
gabnash
gabnashes
gabon
gabonase
gaboon
gaboon viper

Literary usage of Gable wall

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1. Journal by Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (1867)
"structed in the thickness of the gable wall, which conducts to the doorway raised above the ground, and near the centre ..."

2. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"A piece of board hung from the edge of a gable roof where it projects beyond the gable wall, and either covering one of the rafters of the ..."

3. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"A piece of board hung from the edge of a gable roof where it projects beyond the gable wall, and either covering one of the rafters of the ..."

4. The Catholics of Ireland Under the Penal Laws in the Eighteenth Century by Patrick Francis Moran (1899)
"... chapel at Callan—Priest's escape through the gable wall of his chapel—Parochial church of Nire, County Waterford—The sound of the horn gives notice of ..."

5. The Legal News by James Kirby (1883)
"The appeal was from a judgment of the Court of Review at Montreal, condemning the appellant to demolish a gable wall which, it was pretended, ..."

6. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1904)
"gable-wall as well as the chancel-arch; but in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries new arches were built in place of the old and the gable-wall was ..."

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