That dream -– that American Dream -– is what drove the Allen Brothers to reinvent their roofing company for a new era.
roofing companies are mostly small shops, which makes them hard to organize.
Robert and Gary Allen are brothers who run a small Michigan roofing company.
Well, just from there I jumped around from roofing companies.
Coupeau was then finishing the roofing of a new three-storied house.
The blocks of granite for the roofing are 56 in number, of an average weight of 54 tons each.
The leaf of the sago is preferable for the roofing of houses to the nibong.
The building was unfinished; the sky could be seen through the joists of the roofing.
Cumnor, see that dugout with side-thatch and roofing of tule?
Osteoderms on the head and body, roofing over the temporal region.
Old English hrof "roof, ceiling, top, summit; heaven, sky," also figuratively, "highest point of something," from Proto-Germanic *khrofam (cf. Old Frisian rhoof "roof," Middle Dutch roof, rouf "cover, roof," Dutch roef "deckhouse, cabin, coffin-lid," Middle High German rof "penthouse," Old Norse hrof "boat shed").
No apparent connections outside Germanic. "English alone has retained the word in a general sense, for which the other languages use forms corresponding to OE. þæc thatch" [OED]. Roof of the mouth is from late Old English. Raise the roof "create an uproar" is attested from 1860, originally in U.S. Southern dialect.
early 15c., from roof (n.). Related: Roofed; roofing.
roof (rōōf, ruf)
The upper surface of an anatomical structure, especially one having a vaulted inner structure.