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[gey-buh ld] /ˈgeɪ bəld/
provided with a gable or gables:
a gabled house.
built with a gable or gables.
1840-50; gable + -ed3
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ungabled, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The gabled and shed-roofed house recalls fishing cabins.
  • Replacing the flat roof with a gabled one created space for the loft, which sits above the garage's remaining parking spot.
  • The houses rose straight up, two to four stories high, and were topped by gabled tile roofs.
  • The house was built with a gabled framework, wide verandas and wide-beam wooden ceilings.
  • The roof was later changed to a gabled design and other alterations were made.
  • The church features a steep flared gabled roof with a rose window in the gable.
  • They are known for their low-pitched gabled roofs, although some examples have hipped roofs.
  • The metal roof is cross-gabled in form with full cornice returns or pediments in all the gable ends.
  • Its main block contains a central open boxed gabled pavilion with beaded board arranged in a chevron pattern within the gable.
  • Two long gabled wings are connected by a broad central block.

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