A tower that is finished with a gable on two or all sides, instead of terminating in a spire.
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A tower finished with a gable on two sides or on all sides, instead of terminating in a spire, or the like.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.