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catslide

[kat-slahyd]
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noun
  1. (in early American architecture) a steep roof ending close to the ground, as on a saltbox.

Origin of catslide

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Historical Examples

  • A catslide roof is one in which the slope at the rear extends nearly the whole way to the ground.

    Virginia Architecture in the Seventeenth Century

    Henry Chandlee Forman


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