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  • adj. Having a roof.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of roof.

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

  • adj. covered with a roof; having a roof as specified (often used in combination)


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  • It still is good business to have Batata Vada Sambar on the menu for these tin roofed eateries in the villages of Maharashtra the Vadas get washed down with special kadak (over boiled strong tea).

    Vada Sambar not Medu

  • The smell of wood smoke, crowing of roosters and shanty, tin roofed housing took me back to that Africa of long ago.

    Chiapas as Bubba - Imperfection Personified

  • The house in which Bardo lived was situated on the side of the street nearest the hill, and was one of those large sombre masses of stone building pierced by comparatively small windows, and surmounted by what may be called a roofed terrace or loggia, of which there are many examples still to be seen in the venerable city.


  • He was in some kind of roofed-in courtyard, only illuminated by the headlamps of the car.

    The Yellow Claw

  • So saying, Peter walked into a kind of roofed over-room, open only at the front, and examined the floor with his lantern, stamping occasionally to detect any hollowness in the ground.

    In the Wrong Paradise

  • He roofed the puck into the net, sending the water bottle flying behind Calgary goaltender Henrik Karlsson for the final Capitals tally.

    David Steckel records first penalty-shot tally for finishing touch on Caps' 7-2 win over Flames

  • His father, Julio, grew up in a tin-roofed shack perched on rocks and stilts in rural Puerto Rico, but he moved his growing family to Lorain, Ohio, in the late 1950s to work in its mills and factories.

    Hispanics in Washington are the most affluent in the nation

  • ” Konrad knew nothing about Nagasaki - except, to its credit, that it was not Europe and it was not where James and Ilse lived - and when he sailed into the harbour of the purple - roofed city laid out like an amphitheatre he felt he was entering a world of enchantment.

    Excerpt: Burnt Shadows by Kamila Shamsie

  • It looked quaint in a way the other stucco, flat-roofed buildings on the block did not: The A-frame store at 7181 Sunset Boulevard belonged on Main Street.

    Shawn Amos: Cookies & Milk: Scenes From a '70s Hollywood Childhood

  • The occupants of those low-roofed machines which are so pitifully blocked nowadays all along Piccadilly may, for aught one knows, be looking their best.

    Archive 2009-05-01


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