sawtooth roof


a roof composed of a series of small parallel roofs of triangular cross section, usually asymmetrical with the shorter slope glazed.

Nearby words

  1. sawn,
  2. sawn-off,
  3. sawney,
  4. sawtimber,
  5. sawtooth,
  6. sawyer,
  7. sax,
  8. sax.,
  9. saxatile,
  10. saxe

Origin of sawtooth roof

First recorded in 1895–1900 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019