a roof divided on each side of the ridge into two or more slopes, as a gambrel or mansard.
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- curb ball,
- curb cut,
- curb exchange,
- curb market,
- curb service,
- curb tenotomy,
- curb weight,
Origin of curb roof
First recorded in 1725–35
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