Saddleback roof
Saddleback Sad"dle*back`, a. Same as {Saddle-backed}. [1913 Webster]

{Saddleback roof}. (Arch.) See {Saddle roof}, under {Saddle}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • saddleback roof — Saddle Sad dle, n. [OE. sadel, AS. sadol; akin to D. zadel, G. sattel, OHG. satal, satul, Icel. s[ o][eth]ull, Dan. & Sw. sadel; cf. Russ. siedlo; all perh. ultimately from the root of E. sit.] 1. A seat for a rider, usually made of leather,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saddleback roof — noun a double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end • Syn: ↑gable roof, ↑saddle roof, ↑saddleback • Hypernyms: ↑roof • Hyponyms: ↑gambrel, ↑gambrel roof …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saddleback — Sad dle*back , a. Same as {Saddle backed}. [1913 Webster] {Saddleback roof}. (Arch.) See {Saddle roof}, under {Saddle}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saddleback — In general, a saddleback is the shape of a saddle. Saddleback can also refer to: * Saddleback Mountain, name of many mountain peaks around the world * Saddleback Mountains, an unofficial name for the two highest peaks of the Santa Ana Mountains… …   Wikipedia

  • Roof — A roof is the covering on the uppermost part of a building. A roof protects the building and its contents from the effects of weather. Structures that require roofs range from a letter box to a cathedral or stadium, dwellings being the most… …   Wikipedia

  • saddleback — 1. noun a) A saddle shaped ridge forming a shallow pass between two peaks. b) A roof in the same shape, having a gable at each end. 2. adjective …   Wiktionary

  • saddleback — noun 1》 Architecture a tower roof which has two opposite gables connected by a pitched section. 2》 a hill with a ridge along the top that dips in the middle. 3》 a pig of a black breed with a white stripe across the back. 4》 a New Zealand… …   English new terms dictionary

  • saddleback — n. 1 Archit. a tower roof with two opposite gables. 2 a hill with a concave upper outline. 3 a black pig with a white stripe across the back. 4 any of various birds with a saddle like marking esp. a New Zealand bird, Philesturnus carunculatus.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • saddle roof — noun a double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end • Syn: ↑gable roof, ↑saddleback, ↑saddleback roof • Hypernyms: ↑roof • Hyponyms: ↑gambrel, ↑gambrel roof …   Useful english dictionary

  • gambrel roof — noun a gable roof with two slopes on each side and the lower slope being steeper • Syn: ↑gambrel • Hypernyms: ↑gable roof, ↑saddle roof, ↑saddleback, ↑saddleback roof * * * noun : a curb roof of the same section in all parts with …   Useful english dictionary

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