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Gable vs. Garble

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Gablenoun

(architecture) The triangular area at the peak of an external wall adjacent to, and terminating, two sloped roof surfaces (pitches).

Garbleverb

To pick out such parts (of a text) as may serve a purpose; to mutilate; to pervert

‘to garble a quotation’; ‘to garble an account’;

Gablenoun

A cable.

Garbleverb

To make false by mutilation or addition

‘The editor garbled the story.’;

Gablenoun

The vertical triangular portion of the end of a building, from the level of the cornice or eaves to the ridge of the roof. Also, a similar end when not triangular in shape, as of a gambrel roof and the like.

Garbleverb

(obsolete) To sift or bolt, to separate the fine or valuable parts of from the coarse and useless parts, or from dross or dirt

‘to garble spices’;

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Gablenoun

the vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof

Garblenoun

Confused or unintelligible speech.

Gablenoun

United States film actor (1901-1960)

Garblenoun

(obsolete) Refuse; rubbish.

Gablenoun

the triangular upper part of a wall at the end of a ridged roof

‘a house with mock-Tudor gables’;

Garblenoun

(obsolete) Impurities separated from spices, drugs, etc.; garblings.

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Gablenoun

a wall topped with a gable.

Garbleverb

To sift or bolt, to separate the fine or valuable parts of from the coarse and useless parts, or from dros or dirt; as, to garble spices.

Gablenoun

a gable-shaped canopy over a window or door.

Garbleverb

To pick out such parts of as may serve a purpose; to mutilate; to pervert; as, to garble a quotation; to garble an account.

Gable

A gable is the generally triangular portion of a wall between the edges of intersecting roof pitches. The shape of the gable and how it is detailed depends on the structural system used, which reflects climate, material availability, and aesthetic concerns.

Garblenoun

Refuse; rubbish.

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Garblenoun

Impurities separated from spices, drugs, etc.; - also called garblings.

Garbleverb

make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story

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