Mule strung the two women, with their consent and help, from a rafter with strategically placed soft ropes.
The room inside was lighted by a fist-sized chunk of lumicon, hung in a net bag of thongs from the rafter over the table.
I'll fix the noose and jump with it from the rafter, then you can look for me!
The boy heard him but did not say a word, lying on top of a rafter.
A few of the slates had fallen away and exposed part of a rafter.
He shivered as he rose, and went to the window, where his clothes were hanging from a rafter.
Nail mitred end of braces to the upright, and then to rafter.
She flew upon the work bench, thence to a rafter and settled herself as if for the night.
Mr. Springett had risen too, and swept down a ball of cobwebs from a rafter.
As he spoke a bullet whistled through the door and struck a tin of condensed milk which hung by a string from the rafter.
"sloping timber of a roof," Old English ræftras (West Saxon), reftras (Mercian), both plural, related to Old Norse raptr "log," from Proto-Germanic *raf-tra-, from PIE *rap-tro-, from root *rep- "stake, beam."