- a roof having a single slope.
Origin of shed roof
First recorded in 1730–40
Also called penthouse.
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Examples from the Web for shed roof
A shed-roof covered one side of the patio and under it were racks of equipment.Jimsy and the Monsters
He slid down from the shed-roof before she had time to thank him, and ran off through the darkness.A Dog of Flanders
Louisa de la Ram, AKA uida
Every shed-roof is the edge of an oblique Niagara of snow; every angle the center of a whirlpool.Vandemark's Folly