Ridgepiece
Ridgepiece Ridge"piece`, Ridgeplate Ridge"plate`, n. See {Ridgepole}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ridgepiece — or ridgepole noun 1. The timber forming the ridge of a roof 2. The pole forming the roof of a tent • • • Main Entry: ↑ridge …   Useful english dictionary

  • ridgepiece — noun ridgepole, ridgeboard …   Wiktionary

  • Ridgeplate — Ridgepiece Ridge piece , Ridgeplate Ridge plate , n. See {Ridgepole}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ridgepole — ridgepoled, adj. /rij pohl /, n. the horizontal timber or member at the top of a roof, to which the upper ends of the rafters are fastened. Also, ridge pole. Also called ridgepiece /rij pees /, ridge board. See diag. under queen post. [1780 90;… …   Universalium

  • ridgepole — [rij′pēs΄rij′pōl΄] n. the horizontal timber or beam at the ridge of a roof, to which the upper ends of the rafters are attached: see FRAME, also ridgepiece [rij′pēs΄] …   English World dictionary

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