Definition of Saddleback roof

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

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saddleback Roof

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saddle tree
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saddle vein
saddle veins
saddleback caterpillar
saddleback caterpillars
saddleback roof (current term)
saddlebacked
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saddlecloths
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Literary usage of Saddleback roof

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1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"saddleback roof. A gable roof in some peculiar position, as when a tower is roofed in this way instead of terminating in a flat terrace or in a spire. ..."

2. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1893)
"The spring is covered with a small oblong building about 5 feet 6 inches long and 4 feet 3 inches wide, having a saddleback roof. With the exception of the ..."

3. A History of the Gothic Revival by Charles Locke Eastlake (1872)
"The tower-like feature with a saddleback roof at one end of the row greatly helps the composition. General dimensions, 20o x 22 ft. ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1843)
"In the district around Caen they are particularly abundant, and it is not unusual to find within sight of each other a saddleback roof on one tower and a ..."

5. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1848)
"... —they are followed by the church of Conde, cruciform, with a central tower, having a saddleback roof.—The chateau of Longpre,—and the church of Norrey. ..."

6. Archaeologia Cambrensis by Cambrian Archaeological Association, Thomas Rowland Powel, Donald Moore (1877)
"... was standing in the reign of Charles II, and had two Tudor windows in its north wall and windows in the roof, also the nave had a saddleback roof, ..."

7. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1848)
"... —they are followed by the church of Conde, cruciform, with a central tower, having a saddleback roof.—The chateau of Longpré,—and the church of Norrey. ..."

8. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"saddleback roof. A gable roof in some peculiar position, as when a tower is roofed in this way instead of terminating in a flat terrace or in a spire. ..."

9. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1893)
"The spring is covered with a small oblong building about 5 feet 6 inches long and 4 feet 3 inches wide, having a saddleback roof. With the exception of the ..."

10. A History of the Gothic Revival by Charles Locke Eastlake (1872)
"The tower-like feature with a saddleback roof at one end of the row greatly helps the composition. General dimensions, 20o x 22 ft. ..."

11. The Gentleman's Magazine (1843)
"In the district around Caen they are particularly abundant, and it is not unusual to find within sight of each other a saddleback roof on one tower and a ..."

12. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1848)
"... —they are followed by the church of Conde, cruciform, with a central tower, having a saddleback roof.—The chateau of Longpre,—and the church of Norrey. ..."

13. Archaeologia Cambrensis by Cambrian Archaeological Association, Thomas Rowland Powel, Donald Moore (1877)
"... was standing in the reign of Charles II, and had two Tudor windows in its north wall and windows in the roof, also the nave had a saddleback roof, ..."

14. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1848)
"... —they are followed by the church of Conde, cruciform, with a central tower, having a saddleback roof.—The chateau of Longpré,—and the church of Norrey. ..."

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