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hipped roof

a roof having sloping ends and sides
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  • This veranda has a hipped roof, which juts over the columns in due proportion with the roof of the house over its walls.

    Rural Architecture Lewis Falley Allen
  • The same dear old man and his equally dear old wife still make their home beneath its hipped roof.

  • Two-and-a-half stories high, large twin chimneys rise out of the hipped roof and three dormer windows break the front and back.

    Seaport in Virginia

    Gay Montague Moore
  • The cornice and chimney tops are corbelled, and there are iron cresting and finials on the ridge of the hipped roof.

    The Fairfax County Courthouse Ross D. Netherton
  • In front of this is a porch or veranda eight feet wide, with a low, hipped roof.

    Rural Architecture Lewis Falley Allen

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