gambrel roof

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gambrel roof (plural gambrel roofs)

A barn with a gambrel roof
  1. A roof design having two slopes on the sides and gables in the ends.
    • 1926, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Land of Mist[1]:
      It was certainly a depressing place, with a huge, gambrel roof which came down over the upper windows and nearly obscured them.

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