ridgepole

[rij-pohl] /ˈrɪdʒˌpoʊl/
noun
1.
the horizontal timber or member at the top of a roof, to which the upper ends of the rafters are fastened.
Also, ridge pole.
Also called ridgepiece
[rij-pees] /ˈrɪdʒˌpis/ (Show IPA),
ridge board.
Origin
1780–90; ridge + pole1
Related forms
ridgepoled, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for ridge-pole
ridgepole (ˈrɪdʒˌpəʊl)
 
n
1.  a timber laid along the ridge of a roof, to which the upper ends of the rafters are attached
2.  the horizontal pole at the apex of a tent

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