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roof

(rūf),
A covering or rooflike structure; for example, a tectorium, tectum, tegmen, tegmentum, integument.
[A.S. hrōf]

roof

(ro͞of, ro͝of)
n.
The upper surface of an anatomical structure, especially one having a vaulted inner structure: the roof of the mouth.

roof

(rūf)
A covering or rooflike structure, e.g., a tectorium, tectum, tegmen, tegmentum, integument.
[A.S. hrōf]

roof

(rūf)
Covering or rooflike structure; e.g., tectorium, tectum, tegmen, tegmentum, integument.
[A.S. hrōf]
References in classic literature ?
No sooner had the man touched the roof than the ape-man was upon his chest, one brawny hand sought and found the sword wrist and the other the throat of the yellow-tunicked guardsman.
The amusingly varied crests of these beautiful edifices were the product of the same art as the simple roofs which they overshot, and were, actually, only a multiplication of the square or the cube of the same geometrical figure.
The Wieroo motioned him to one of the doors which he threw open, permitting Bradley to pass out onto another roof on a level lower than that upon which they had landed earlier in the morning.
Strickland took a lamp with him, while I tried to make clear the danger of hunting roof snakes between a ceiling cloth and a thatch, apart from the deterioration of property caused by ripping out ceiling-cloths.
It cannot be helped now" answered the Tin Woodman, throwing down the big leaves upon the roof.
Go to the roof of this building, Kantos Kan, and wait me there.
Suddenly a man appeared through a hole in the roof next to the one they were on and stepped into plain view.
If Anne had tumbled off the roof on the side up which she had ascended Diana would probably have fallen heir to the pearl bead ring then and there.
He tried to reach across the distance between the roof and the palisade, and in the attempt lost his balance and nearly precipitated himself to the ground below.
There is a trap-door communicating with the roof, and it is partly open.
I think the tundra grass will make just as good a roof," she said.
When she became aware that he wished Mimi to come with him to the roof and that she had acquiesced, her rage got beyond bounds.