|1.||the triangular upper part of a wall between the sloping ends of a pitched roof (gable roof)|
|2.||a triangular ornamental feature in the form of a gable, esp as used over a door or window|
|3.||the triangular wall on both ends of a gambrel roof|
|[C14: Old French gable, probably from Old Norse gafl; related to Old English geafol fork, Old High German gibil gable]|
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