rooftree

Definitions of rooftree
1

n a beam laid along the edge where two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top; provides an attachment for the upper ends of rafters

Synonyms:
ridge, ridgepole
Type of:
beam
long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

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