snow guard


noun

any device for preventing snow from sliding off a sloping roof.

Nearby words

  1. snow fence,
  2. snow gauge,
  3. snow goose,
  4. snow grains,
  5. snow grass,
  6. snow gum,
  7. snow hole,
  8. snow ice,
  9. snow job,
  10. snow leopard

Origin of snow guard

First recorded in 1930–35

Also called roof guard.

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