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gable window

ga·ble win·dow
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [gey-buh l win-doh]
    • /ˈgeɪ bəl ˈwɪn doʊ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [gey-buh l win-doh]
    • /ˈgeɪ bəl ˈwɪn doʊ/

Definitions of gable window words

  • noun gable window a window in or under a gable. 1
  • noun gable window a window positioned in a gable or having a small gable over it 0
  • noun gable window a window in a gable (sense 2) 0
  • noun gable window a window with a gable (sense 3) over it 0

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Origin of gable window

First appearance:

before 1300
One of the 15% oldest English words
Middle English word dating back to 1300-50

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Parts of speech for Gable window

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

gable window popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 67% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

gable window usage trend in Literature

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