Before he reached them he had to pass the garden which belonged to the house with the mansard roof.
The architect was mansard, for whom the mansard roof, known in America, is named.
He may have spied upon us from the port, through the barriers, and even to our mansard.
It was two stories high, crowned with a French mansard roof.
From out an open Elizabethan window under a mansard roof, and overlooking a small Moorish veranda, there came a sound of woe.
The house was pulled down and the chteau erected, after the plans of mansard.
The garden extended to the beginning of the park-like grounds which surrounded the old house with the mansard roof.
Under the roof, in two mansard attics, were the nests for the servants.
"I do not mean to build any more, mansard; I meet with too many mortifications," the king would say to his favorite architect.
Five years ago, lodged in an attic; live in a swell house now, with a mansard roof, and all the modern inconveniences.'
1734, from French mansarde, short for toit à la mansarde, a corrupt spelling, named for French architect Nicholas François Mansart (1598-1666), who made use of them.