gable roof


Definition of gable roof

: a double-sloping roof that forms a gable at each end

Examples of gable roof in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In keeping with the style, the cross-gable roof features exposed rafter tails. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 11 Nov. 2021 Creating a loft bedroom on the top floor under the cross-gable roof and an exercise space with a spa shower and laundry on the lower level expanded the living space to 3,295 square feet. oregonlive, 26 Oct. 2021 An image posted by the church on Facebook showed the building — a thin, mostly wooden structure with a towering gable roof — charred near the front door., 27 Sep. 2021 The multilevel wood-clan home has the wide projecting gable roof, deep eaves, banks of casement windows and boxy shape associated with the Swiss Chalet style. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 14 Sep. 2021 The street view of the two-story home shows a dominant gable roof that rises above the second-floor balcony and is painted a rich blue that’s set off by handsome gray and white trim. Richard A. Marini, San Antonio Express-News, 4 May 2021 Customers also became fans of the restaurant's retro building, which has a distinctive split-gable roof with brown shingles, remnants of its former days as a Dairy Queen. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, The Arizona Republic, 5 Mar. 2021 There are the triangular windows tucked just under the eave-less gable roof line. Sarah Bonnette | Contributing Writer,, 30 Dec. 2020 The home's effortless exterior gives you plenty of charm with a front porch, board-and-batten siding and a gable roof. Star Tribune, 18 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of gable roof

1759, in the meaning defined above

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“Gable roof.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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