[gam-bruh l] /ˈgæm brəl/
the hock of an animal, especially of a horse.
Also called gambrel stick. a wood or metal device for suspending a slaughtered animal.
the hock of a horse or similar animal
a frame of wood or metal shaped like a horse’s hind leg, used by butchers for suspending carcasses of meat
short for gambrel roof
“hipped roof,” 1851, short for gambrel roof, so called for its shape, from gambrel “horse’s hind leg” (c.1600), earlier “wooden bar to hang carcasses” (1540s), perhaps from Old North French gamberel, from gambe “leg,” from Late Latin gamba (see gambol).
noun 1. a gable roof, each side of which has a shallower slope above a steeper one. Compare (def 1). noun 1. (mainly Brit) a hipped roof having a small gable at both ends 2. (mainly US & Canadian) a roof having two slopes on both sides, the lower slopes being steeper than the upper […]
[gam-brahy-nuh s] /gæmˈbraɪ nəs/ noun 1. a mythical Flemish king, the reputed inventor of beer. /ɡæmˈbraɪnəs/ noun 1. a legendary Flemish king who was said to have invented beer
[gam-byoo-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /gæmˈbyu ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/ noun 1. any fish of the genus Gambusia, comprising small livebearers that feed on aquatic insect larvae and are used to control mosquitoes.
[geym] /geɪm/ noun 1. an amusement or pastime: children’s games. 2. the material or equipment used in playing certain games: a store selling toys and games. 3. a competitive activity involving skill, chance, or endurance on the part of two or more persons who play according to a set of rules, usually for their own […]