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synonyms for gambrel

  • ceiling
  • house
  • canopy
  • covering
  • crown
  • cupola
  • dome
  • gable
  • palate
  • parapet
  • rafter
  • shelter
  • slate
  • summit
  • truss
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How to use gambrel in a sentence

The Star and the Crescent have fitted up one room under the gambrel very tastefully.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
The Old Gambrel-roofed House could not boast an unbroken ring of natural objects encircling it.
A MORTAL ANTIPATHYOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
The appearance of the hind-part of the cow, from a point near the gambrel-joint up to the tail, Guenon calls the escutcheon.
SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
On and still on I sped, the big, bright pumpkin slipping up and down the gambrel of my spirited horse at every jump.
NYE AND RILEY'S WIT AND HUMOR (POEMS AND YARNS)BILL NYE
Two large windows, one in each end of the gambrel roof, afforded light and air.
PEGGY OWEN AT YORKTOWNLUCY FOSTER MADISON
A weathered gambrel has a way of looking at home in the fields, a sort of boulder-shape firmly settled.
PILGRIM TRAILSFRANCES LESTER WARNER
The gambrel roof appeared before the eighteenth century and was commonly used in New England farmhouses.
REMODELED FARMHOUSESMARY H. NORTHEND
The next roof-form, built from early colonial days, and popular a century ago, was what was known as the gambrel roof.
HOME LIFE IN COLONIAL DAYSALICE MORSE EARLE
The gambrel roof had a certain grace of outline, especially when joined with lean-tos and other additions.
HOME LIFE IN COLONIAL DAYSALICE MORSE EARLE
It was quite an old frame-building, two stories high, with a gambrel roof and tall chimneys.
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, AND TALES FROM HOMEBAYARD TAYLOR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GAMBREL

  • canopy
  • ceiling
  • covering
  • crown
  • cupola
  • dome
  • gable
  • gambrel
  • house
  • palate
  • parapet
  • rafter
  • shelter
  • slate
  • summit
  • truss
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