a roof with sloping ends and sides; a hipped roof.
- hip-roofed, adjective
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How to use hip roof in a sentence
The long axis of the hip-roof crystal is often so shortened that it resembles the envelop crystal of calcium oxalate.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
The hip roof of the building is crowned by a monitor top, which admits light into the art room below.
One may surmise that there was a hip roof, with a chimney rising through each hip.The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia | C. Malcolm Watkins
It was low, with a plain hip-roof covered with ancient red tiles, many of which were missing.The Pride of Palomar | Peter B. Kyne
I feel like I've been straddlin' a hip roof durin' an earthquake.Old Judge Priest | Irvin S. Cobb
British Dictionary definitions for hip roof
a roof having sloping ends and sides
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