curb roof


noun

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

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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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