hipped roof

  1. a roof having sloping ends and sides

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How to use hipped roof in a sentence

  • The cornice and chimney tops are corbelled, and there are iron cresting and finials on the ridge of the hipped roof.

    The Fairfax County Courthouse | Ross D. Netherton
  • The house with the nice, old hipped roof was at one time owned by a Captain Brown.

    A Portrait of Old George Town | Grace Dunlop Ecker
  • The building exhibited recessed galleries on the north and south sides, and a flattish hipped roof.

    Toronto of Old | Henry Scadding
  • It looked like the top of a long-hipped roof house that had been sawed off at the eaves and pushed into the water.

    The Victim | Thomas Dixon
  • In front of this is a porch or veranda eight feet wide, with a low, hipped roof.

    Rural Architecture | Lewis Falley Allen