Definition of gable roof in English:

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gable roof


A roof with two sloping sides and a gable at each end.
Example sentences
  • It may be that the change in form and lack of central posts reflect a shift from a hip roof with interior roof supports to a gable roof with a large central beam support.
  • The back and sides were apparently gilded, and the underside of the gable roof painted red.
  • The prominent gable roof has the intriguing quality of seeming to float above the structure.
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