Pronunciation of Gable
/ɡˈe͡ɪbə͡l/, /ɡˈeɪbəl/, /ɡ_ˈeɪ_b_əl/
Antonyms for gable:
Synonyms for gable:
gable end, gable wall, William Clark Gable, Clark Gable.
Sense 1 (noun)
gable, gable end, gable wall.
gable, William Clark Gable, Clark Gable.
Usage examples for gable:
- He took the King's Son outside and showed him a dry narrow water- tank at the gable end of the house. - "The King of Ireland's Son", Padraic Colum.
- He trotted up till he faced the garden- wall, and then turned short round to the house, and as he rode close up under the gable- end, he gave Sergeant Craucher directions to take three men and force the door; but he and the sergeant soon saw that this trouble was spared them, for the door stood wide open before them. - "La Vendée An Historical Romance", Anthony Trollope.
- The little foot- hill city was all drowned in it; tree- tops, roofs, the gable ends of houses, the illuminated dial of the town clock on the city hall, sticking up from the blur like things seen in a dream. - "The Million-Dollar Suitcase", Alice MacGowan Perry Newberry.
- I fancy he was aware of the effect of this storm on his other boarder, for at intervals, as the wind hurled itself against the exposed gable, threatening to burst in the windows, Mr. Sewell tipped me an atrocious wink, and displayed his gums in a way he had not done since the morning after my arrival at Greenton. - "Miss Mehetabel's Son", Thomas Bailey Aldrich.
- The rest was uninhabited, and Nanking, looking at the chimney which surmounted the river gable, said to himself: That will never do for my stork, as there is no fire lighted there. - "Tales of the Chesapeake", George Alfred Townsend.