[ kat-slahyd ]
/ ˈkætˌslaɪd /
(in early American architecture) a steep roof ending close to the ground, as on a saltbox.
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Example sentences from the Web for catslide
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