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General Crossword Questions for “gable”

  • Part of outer wall - actor, Clark
  • Triangular top of side wall
  • Section of wall between roof slopes
  • Part of wall in angle of pitched roof
  • In Hollywood, Betty drops Rex for Clark
  • Old film star found at top of house
  • This is on the house
  • Roof support starts blowing in the wind
  • Good fit between sloping roofs?
  • Old actor, born in "The Wind"
  • US actor's book covered by girl
  • Part of wall beginning to bow in strong wind
  • End of a house

Encyclopedia

  • William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960) was an American film actor, During his long film career, Gable appeared opposite some of the most. — “Clark Gable - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A gable is the generally triangular portion of a wall between the edges of a sloping roof. The shape of the gable and how it is detailed depends on the structural system being used (which is often related to climate and availability of materials) and aesthetic concerns. — “Gable - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Dan Gable (born October 25, 1948, in Waterloo, Iowa) is an American amateur wrestler. He is famous for having only lost one match in his entire Iowa State University collegiate career—his last, and winning gold at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany while not giving up a single point. — “Dan Gable - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The gates of the palace of John the Priest were "made of sardius, with the horn of the horned snake inwrought, so that no man might bring poison within." Over the gable were "two golden apples, in which were two carbuncles," so that the gold might shine by day and the carbuncles by night. — “The Picture of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde
  • The street having been widened about forty years ago, the front gable was now precisely on a line with it. — “The House of the Seven Gables” by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • On the other side, across the street, was an old house that was called the Dutch House–a peculiar structure dating from the earliest colonial time, composed of bricks that had been painted yellow, crowned with a gable that was pointed out to strangers, defended by a rickety wooden paling and standing sidewise to the street. — “The Portrait of a Lady” by Henry James
  • The icicle hangs at the gable end, But melts when the sun is high, Why does your heart not to me unbend, And warm to my melting sigh." — “The Tale of Genji” by Murasaki Shikibu
  • But when thou hast for her, and thee, and me, Y-gotten us these kneading tubbes three, Then shalt thou hang them in the roof full high, So that no man our purveyance* espy: *foresight, providence And when thou hast done thus as I have said, And hast our vitaille fair in them y-laid, And eke an axe to smite the cord in two When that the water comes, that we may go, And break an hole on high upon the gable Into the garden-ward, over the stable, That we may freely passe forth our way, When that the greate shower is gone away. — “Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • It arose out of a scuffle between two churchwardens, one of whom was alleged to have pushed the other against a pump; the handle of which pump projecting into a school-house, which school-house was under a gable of the church-roof, made the push an ecclesiastical offence. — “David Copperfield” by Charles Dickens

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