gable roof

noun
a roof sloping downward in two parts at an angle from a central ridge, so as to leave a gable at each end.
Also called pitched roof.


Origin:
1840–50

gable-roofed, adjective
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Example sentences
The houses had a hearth and a stable under a gable roof and families lived
  together with their animals.
The main gable roof shingles are in reasonable condition, however, the
  integrity of the ridge covers must be evaluated.
Construct the gable roof so each side is the size of one half of the mud flat.
If your house has a gable roof, you should check to see whether the roof
  framing is braced.
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