Definitions starting with G

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gable-end

[cf. W Car. gíblin idem; cf. OED, gable obs.→1703, also Scots CSD] n. the end wall of a building, usually with a gable: 1817 From the storm... one was killed on the spot by the fall of the west gable end (Dowson 69). (Black) 

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Last update: 2011-02-22 01:57
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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