Chambrel
Chambrel \Cham"brel\, n. Same as {Gambrel}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Gambrel — Gam brel, n. [OF. gambe, jambe leg, F. jambe. Cf. {Cambrel}, {Chambrel}, and see {Gambol}. n.] 1. The hind leg of a horse. [1913 Webster] 2. A stick crooked like a horse s hind leg; used by butchers in suspending slaughtered animals. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gambrel roof — Gambrel Gam brel, n. [OF. gambe, jambe leg, F. jambe. Cf. {Cambrel}, {Chambrel}, and see {Gambol}. n.] 1. The hind leg of a horse. [1913 Webster] 2. A stick crooked like a horse s hind leg; used by butchers in suspending slaughtered animals.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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