verb (used with object)
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Origin of rafter1
OTHER WORDS FROM rafterun·raf·tered, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for rafter
He signed a $170 million extension in July 2017 and declared he wanted his jersey hanging in the rafters one day.John Wall gave the Wizards their last great memory. Then it all fell apart.|Jerry Brewer|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
When she has an emotion, it just explodes out of her like one of those rafter-shaking high notes.Kristin Chenoweth on Her Darker Role in ‘Family Weekend’|Kevin Fallon|March 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mule strung the two women, with their consent and help, from a rafter with strategically placed soft ropes.
A man had come to stand beside it, his body screening the light of one of the lamps that hung from a rafter of the ceiling.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
As one end was made fast to a rafter, it hung dangling from the window.Frank Merriwell's Bravery|Burt L. Standish
He stalked to a rafter, ran one huge finger along it, discovered a tiny speck of dust and showed it to Franz.Rescue Dog of the High Pass|James Arthur Kjelgaard
The nest of June 28th was attached to a rafter of the front verandah of a bungalow at Lahore.A Bird Calendar for Northern India|Douglas Dewar
With this meeting we leave that Oxford before the Conquest, of which possibly not one stone, or one rafter, remains.Oxford|Andrew Lang