Definition of curb roof in English:

curb roof


  • another term for gambrel

    ‘They also worked on the flood trough, installed the curb roof and framed the wall around door 117.’
    • ‘The building is covered with a curb roof, which is rarely seen in the town surroundings.’
    • ‘Wooden joists and rafters are very common structural features in small homes and houses with curb roofs.’
    • ‘The verticality suggested by the doubled pillars and the curb roof in three levels is counterbalanced by the solving of the framing of the ground floor with horizontal belts.’
    • ‘The dwelling is divided into a two-floor, seven-axle, plastered main body of a building with a central entrance, a flight of outdoor stairs made of quarry stones and a curb roof.’


curb roof

/kərb ro͞of/ /kərb ruf/ /ro͝of/ /rʊf/