Definition of Gambrel. Meaning of Gambrel. Synonyms of Gambrel

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Definition of Gambrel

Gambrel
Gambrel Gam"brel v. t. To truss or hang up by means of a gambrel. --Beau. & Fl.

Meaning of Gambrel from wikipedia

- A gambrel or gambrel roof is a usually symmetrical two-sided roof with two slopes on each side. (The usual architectural term in eighteenth-century England...
- mansard roof (also called a French roof or curb roof) is a four-sided gambrel-style hip roof characterised by two slopes on each of its sides with the...
- hook is able to swivel, allowing the carc**** to be turned more easily. A gambrel hook or stick is a frame (shaped like a horse's hind leg) with hooks for...
- a lean-to but an extension of the upper roof. Bonnet roof: A reversed gambrel or Mansard roof with the lower portion at a lower pitch than the upper...
- Colonial is a style of domestic architecture, primarily characterized by gambrel roofs having curved eaves along the length of the house. Modern versions...
- C****ina Gambrel Was Missing is a 1999 novel by William Watkins. Set against turbulent events in Memphis, Tennessee in the late 1970s, the novel concerns...
- his wrists bore evidence of welt marks. Later identified as Terry Lee Gambrel, a 25-year-old Marine stationed at El Toro air base, the victim had been...
- Harlow Old Fort House, an example of the rarer Gambrel-roofed Cape...
- storage, shelves and hooks are often used to maximize the storage space. Gambrel-style roofed sheds (sometimes called baby barns), which resemble a Dutch-style...
- National Register of Historic Places in 2005. It is a poured concrete gambrel-roofed barn built for Samuel W. (Sam) Gebo, a wealthy coal mine developer...
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