[roof-top, roof-]
the roof of a building, especially the outer surface.

1605–15; roof + top1 Unabridged
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rooftop (ˈruːfˌtɒp)
1.  the outside part of the roof of a building
2.  shout from the rooftops to proclaim (something) publicly

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see shout from the rooftops.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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Example sentences
After a soak in the rooftop tub, you're ready for tomorrow's adventure.
She showed me her rooftop garden of herbs and medicinal plants.
It is a simple idea that could be built equally well on a grand scale or as
  rooftop units the size of refrigerators.
They also moved from rooftop to rooftop to deter residents from gathering on
  terraces overlooking the alleys.
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