Did you possibly mean roves?
- n. Plural form of roof.
“Oh, good--you caught the "rooves" thing, ploopusgirl.”
“In retaliation, Bruce and I would sneak the word "rooves" into our writings (my spell-check just changed that to "roves"), often getting past the editors 'eyes, but it was a very small satisfaction.”
“This isn't quite up there with 'rooves' but it's close and leads me to apologise for calling you a twat when you are in fact an ignorant twat.”
“And before anyone gets on my case about the spelling of “rooves” we were taught in school that the plural of roof is rooves, just as the plural of hoof is hooves, the plural of dwarf is dwarves, and the plural of knife is knives … Just because everyone under the age of 30 THINKS they invented this English language, they did not.”
“I am all for language changing and evolving but when you have words used out of context, improperly, or are told “rooves was never the correct pronunciation” it irks me …”
“If teacher spent as much time on things like spelling and grammar instead of on nonsensical things like how fast you colour turtles or if “your rooves are flat on your Ts” maybe we would have kids coming out of school who could read and write … and paint and draw well.”
“I enjoyed the original photo and the Photoshop redux, but I thought you weren't into eco-roofs (or is it eco-rooves?).”
“Church rooves are frequently attacked and stripped of their lead over night for illegal resale, leading to much headache and expense for the churches which have to replace them with same.”
“I've had quite enough of the latter over the past few years, and it's always led to worries about keeping rooves over heads and chickens in the pots.”
“Compare that to the same man being offered a $20 if he'll walk atop the same railroad tie propped upon the rooves of two skyscrapers, to get it.”
Looking for tweets for rooves.