shed roof

  1. a roof having a single slope.

Origin of shed roof

First recorded in 1730–40

Words Nearby shed roof Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use shed roof in a sentence

  • Another was placed at the end that was to be the highest, so to give the right slope to the roof, which was a shed roof.

    Fifty Years a Hunter and Trapper | Eldred Nathaniel Woodcock
  • For a summer camp, however, I have finally come to prefer the simple lean-to or shed roof.

    Woodcraft and Camping | George Washington Sears (Nessmuk)
  • And so, with the rain pattering down upon the shed roof, I left the old man to his wood-chopping.

    Memoirs of a Surrey Labourer | George Sturt (AKA George Bourne)
  • He's slipped out over the shed roof, for his window's open; though I don't see how he dared drop to the ground.

  • Palmerston drove into the square shadow of the shed roof, and set his feet comfortably upon the dashboard while he waited.

    The Wizard's Daughter and Other Stories | Margaret Collier Graham