shingle-roofed love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a roof covered with shingles.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Make it into the brakeman's shed, which is a shingle-roofed tiny house, in which the union keeps a stone- finish cast iron wood stove with a coffee percolator on top with lava hot coffee smelling and Tico's brother, Juan “Tiger” Munoz, who has a 5,000 BTU Ruffneck unit heater also and four deep cushioned chairs, all broken, to fall into, and he's deep in one now.

    Rodeo Days

  • These shingle-roofed homes, meant to evoke a cleaner, less cumbersome version of the past, were so newly constructed that their pale decks had not yet weathered to an earthen brown.

    ALONE With You

  • All that remains of what was once an eight-room, clapboard-covered, shingle-roofed, wooden, one-and-a-half story home (with upstairs rooms under the sloped roof) is the foundation, two stone-lined cellars and two unlined root cellars.

    George Washington's First Home

  • The outhouse was the simplest of dwellings, wooden-walled, shingle-roofed, one window beside the door and one on the farther side.

    The Adventure of Black Peter.

  • The entrance to the single-story, shingle-roofed, ranch-style house was visually marred by an electric-blue tarpaulin strung up haphazardly between two trees to protect the guards from the sun.

    Imelda in Exile

  • I watched him on his onward way from the raised terrace, laid out as an ornamental garden, in front of our square, one-storied, shingle-roofed, verandah-encircled West Indian home -- which lay nestled in a gorgeous wealth of tropical foliage and was perched half-way up the side of a mountain peak that protected it from hurricane blasts in the rear; and,

    The White Squall A Story of the Sargasso Sea

  • The church and church-house of Thethi stand in the midst of the plain – a solid, shingle-roofed building, with a bell tower.

    High Albania

  • In due time we reached a shingle-roofed settlement, where a man who had some local reputation for skill in healing horses examined our companion.

    Lorimer of the Northwest

  • His house was rudely put together, shingle-roofed and walled with shiplap boards that gave out strong resinous odors.

    Prescott of Saskatchewan

  • A feverish activity was still working in his brain -- he had as yet understood nothing, had not wanted to understand -- but when he entered the yard which, with its shingle-roofed stable, and with the recent traces of the fire, lay gray and desolate before him, it suddenly came upon him as with a lightning-flash, like a totally new idea, "Mother has gone!"

    Dame Care

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