Definitions for gambrel roof

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gam′brel roof′(n.)

  1. a gable roof, each side of which has a shallower slope above a steeper one.

    Category: Architecture

Origin of gambrel roof:

1755–65, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gambrel, gambrel roof(noun)

    a gable roof with two slopes on each side and the lower slope being steeper


  1. gambrel roof(Noun)

    A roof design having two slopes on the sides and gables in the ends.


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