Definition of Saddle roof

1. Noun. A double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end.

Exact synonyms: Gable Roof, Saddleback, Saddleback Roof
Specialized synonyms: Gambrel, Gambrel Roof
Terms within: Gutter, Trough, Ridge, Ridgepole, Rooftree
Generic synonyms: Roof

Definition of Saddle roof

1. Noun. saddleback ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saddle Roof

saddle joint
saddle of lamb
saddle oxford
saddle oyster
saddle pad
saddle pads
saddle pain
saddle pains
saddle point
saddle points
saddle reef
saddle reefs
saddle ring
saddle rings
saddle roof (current term)
saddle seat
saddle seats
saddle shoe
saddle shoes
saddle soap
saddle sore
saddle sores
saddle stitch
saddle tree
saddle trees
saddle up
saddle vein
saddle veins

Literary usage of Saddle roof

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1. The Steel Square and Its Uses: A Complete, Up-to-date Encyclopedia on the by William A. Radford (1907)
"... Purlins—How to Pierce a Circular Roof With a saddle roof — Illustration of Roof Pitches—Reckoning by Degrees—Decimal Equivalents —Framing by Degrees—How ..."

2. Technological Dictionary: English-Spanish and Spanish-English of Words and by Néstor Ponce de León (1920)
"it cimbra, compass roof, compass span roof. — it doble caballete (arc.) M roof. — cónico, conical roof, pointed roof. — tie dos aguas, saddle roof; ..."

3. A Concise Glossary of Terms Used in Grecian, Roman, Italian, and Gothic by John Henry Parker (1869)
"SADDLE-ROOF of a tower, so called where the roof has two gables, sometimes termed a Pack- saddle Roof and a Saddle-buck Roof. SALLY-PORT, a postern gate or ..."

4. Gothic Architecture in England: An Analysis of the Origin & Development of by Francis Bond (1905)
"But whether there were two or three parallel naves, each with its saddle roof, the plan was open to the objection that the gutter between any pair of saddle ..."

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