It was a small oblong hut built of split slabs, and he had roofed it with shingles which he split in spare times.
I thought I could manage, roofed as it was, to get in by the open side.
The pen should be roofed with evergreen boughs, to protect the trap from the snow.
It is hardly necessary to add that the Greek theatres were not roofed.
The contemporary church at Canterbury, built by the primate Lanfranc, was roofed in this way.
This entrance-way is all roofed over, and the pillars and the ceiling are red and painted.
With plaster and sticks for walls they are roofed by thatching of straw overhanging the walls and sloping up to a peak.
It is roofed with slates, and the lower floors and verandahs are paved with marble.
At the foot of the Alhambra the Darro disappears, its channel through the town having been roofed over at different epochs.
We're warm and fed and roofed, and it's raining outside, and we needn't stir.
Old English hrof "roof, ceiling, top, summit; heaven, sky," also figuratively, "highest point of something," from Proto-Germanic *khrofam (cf. Old Frisian rhoof "roof," Middle Dutch roof, rouf "cover, roof," Dutch roef "deckhouse, cabin, coffin-lid," Middle High German rof "penthouse," Old Norse hrof "boat shed").
No apparent connections outside Germanic. "English alone has retained the word in a general sense, for which the other languages use forms corresponding to OE. þæc thatch" [OED]. Roof of the mouth is from late Old English. Raise the roof "create an uproar" is attested from 1860, originally in U.S. Southern dialect.
early 15c., from roof (n.). Related: Roofed; roofing.
roof (rōōf, ruf)
The upper surface of an anatomical structure, especially one having a vaulted inner structure.