hipped gable


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Related to hipped gable: hipped roof

hipped gable

The end of a roof formed into a shape intermediate between a gable and a hip; the gable rises about halfway to the ridge, resulting in a truncated shape, the roof being inclined backward from this level.
See also: Flemish gable
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jerkinhead, clipped gable, hipped gable, shreadhead

jerkinhead
The end of a roof when it is formed into a shape intermediate between a gable and a hip; the gable rises about halfway to the ridge, resulting in a truncated shape, the roof being inclined backward from this level.
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