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gambrel

GAM'BREL, n. The hind leg of a horse. Hence, in America, a crooked stick used by butchers. A hipped roof is called a gambrel-roof.

GAM'BREL, v.t. To tie by the leg.




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GAM'BREL, n. The hind leg of a horse. Hence, in America, a crooked stick used by butchers. A hipped roof is called a gambrel-roof.

GAM'BREL, v.t. To tie by the leg.


GAM'BREL, n. [from It. gamba, the leg.]

The hind leg of a horse. Hence, in America, a crooked stick used by butchers. A hipped roof is called a gambrel-roof.


GAM'BREL, v.t.

To tie by the leg. Beaum.


Gam"brel
  1. The hind leg of a horse.
  2. To truss or hang up by means of a gambrel.

    Beau. *** Fl.
  3. A stick crooked like a horse's hind leg; - - used by butchers in suspending slaughtered animals.

    Gambrel roof (Arch.), a curb roof having the same section in all parts, with a lower steeper slope and an upper and flatter one, so that each gable is pentagonal in form.

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Gambrel

GAM'BREL, noun The hind leg of a horse. Hence, in America, a crooked stick used by butchers. A hipped roof is called a gambrel-roof.

GAM'BREL, verb transitive To tie by the leg.

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