Dictionary.com

knee rafter

Save This Word!

noun
a rafter for maintaining the angle between a principal rafter and a tie or collar beam.
a rafter bent downward at the lower end.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?
Also called crook rafter.

Origin of knee rafter

First recorded in 1670–80
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use knee rafter in a sentence

FEEDBACK