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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Materials used in building a roof.
  • noun A roof.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of covering with a roof.
  • noun The materials of which a roof is composed, or materials for a roof.
  • noun The roof itself; hence, shelter.
  • noun The ridge-cap of a thatched roof.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of covering with a roof.
  • noun The materials of which a roof is composed; materials for a roof.
  • noun Hence, the roof itself; figuratively, shelter.
  • noun (Mining) The wedging, as of a horse or car, against the top of an underground passage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Material used on the outside of a roof, such as shingles.
  • verb Present participle of to roof.

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

  • noun the craft of a roofer
  • noun material used to construct a roof

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