jerkinhead

[ jur-kin-hed ]
/ ˈdʒɜr kɪnˌhɛd /

noun

a roof having a hipped end truncating a gable.

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Also called shreadhead.

Origin of jerkinhead

First recorded in 1835–45; origin uncertain

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