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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A board or an ornamental edging of ironwork placed just above the eaves of a roof to prevent snow from sliding off.


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  • We had been challenged by a roof-guard when we appeared from the upper port of the Conclave Hall; the city roof was not open to public traffic.

    Wandl the Invader

  • A roof-guard officer "she paused and bit her lip --

    City of Endless Night


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