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rooftree

[roof-tree, roo f-] /ˈrufˌtri, ˈrʊf-/
noun
1.
the ridgepole of a roof.
2.
the roof itself.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see roof, tree
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British Dictionary definitions for roof-tree

rooftree

/ˈruːfˌtriː/
noun
1.
another name for ridgepole
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