hip roof
noun Date: circa 1741 a roof having sloping ends and sloping sides — see roof illustration

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hip roof — Hip Hip, n. [OE. hipe, huppe, AS. hype; akin to D. heup, OHG. huf, G. h[ u]fte, Dan. hofte, Sw. h[ o]ft, Goth. hups; cf. Icel. huppr, and also Gr. ? the hollow above the hips of cattle, and Lith. kumpis ham.] [1913 Webster] 1. The projecting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hip roof — hip roofed, adj. Archit. a roof with sloping ends and sides; a hipped roof. See illus. under roof. [1720 30] * * * ▪ architecture also called  hipped roof   roof that slopes upward from all sides of a structure, having no vertical ends. The hip… …   Universalium

  • hip-roof — hip roofˈ noun A hipped roof • • • Main Entry: ↑hip …   Useful english dictionary

  • hip roof — hip′ roof n. archit. a roof with sloping ends and sides …   From formal English to slang

  • hip roof — n. a roof with sloping ends and sides …   English World dictionary

  • Hip roof — A bungalow in Chicago with a hipped roof …   Wikipedia

  • hip roof — noun a roof having sloping ends as well as sloping sides • Syn: ↑hipped roof • Hypernyms: ↑roof • Part Meronyms: ↑hip * * * noun : a roof having sloping ends and sloping sides compare hi …   Useful english dictionary

  • hip roof — /ˈhɪp ruf/ (say hip roohf) noun a roof with sloping ends and sides; a hipped roof …   Australian English dictionary

  • hip roof — noun A roof formed from inclined, planar ends and sides, joined at their edges to form hips, the longer sides forming a ridge at the top Syn: hipped roof …   Wiktionary

  • Hip — Hip, n. [OE. hipe, huppe, AS. hype; akin to D. heup, OHG. huf, G. h[ u]fte, Dan. hofte, Sw. h[ o]ft, Goth. hups; cf. Icel. huppr, and also Gr. ? the hollow above the hips of cattle, and Lith. kumpis ham.] [1913 Webster] 1. The projecting region… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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