curb roof


noun

a roof divided on each side of the ridge into two or more slopes, as a gambrel or mansard.

Nearby words

  1. curb,
  2. curb ball,
  3. curb cut,
  4. curb exchange,
  5. curb market,
  6. curb service,
  7. curb tenotomy,
  8. curb weight,
  9. curbing,
  10. curbside

Origin of curb roof

First recorded in 1725–35

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British Dictionary definitions for curb roof

curb roof

noun

a roof having two or more slopes on each side of the ridgeSee also mansard (def. 1), gambrel roof (def. 2)
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