(also (Scot) gā'vel) the triangular part of an exterior wall of a building between the top of the side-walls and the slopes on the roof; a gable-shaped structure over a window or door. [The northern form gavel is prob ON gafl; Swed gafvel, Dan gavl; the southern form gable is prob through OFr gable, from ON gafl ]
1. The upper, triangular portion of an end wall. 2. The end of a double-sloping roof with the triangular piece of wall that it...
1. the part of a gable roof that projects beyond the end wall.
[N] 1 aguilón m, gablete m [CPD] gable end [N] hastial m gable roof [N] tejado m de dos aguas