Meaning of gablet in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɡeɪblɪt/


  • A small ornamental gable over a buttress or similar feature.

    ‘Above this gablet is the rose window placed with a deeply recessed, shafted, and moulded arch.’
    • ‘From it rise a column and four shafts with trefoil arches and ornamental gablets, each containing a shield.’
    • ‘Come down from he small, center pinnacle and the gablet is the first one you will find.’
    • ‘This roof is broken by a low pediment-like gable on the facade, by gablets on each end, and by three tall chimneys.’
    • ‘A simple rakeboard outlines the gablet and its face is sheathed with share shingles.’


Late Middle English from gable+ -et.