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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A two-sided roof with a double slope on each side, the lower slope having the steeper pitch.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A roof design having two slopes on the sides and gables in the ends.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a curb roof having the same section in all parts, with a lower steeper slope and an upper and flatter one, so that each gable is pentagonal in form.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a gable roof with two slopes on each side and the lower slope being steeper

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