Sentence Examples

  • A large, iron chandelier hung from the rafters of an A-frame roof high above.
  • The ceilings have the representation of beams and rafters cut in the rock.
  • They are enlarged replicas of the primeval wooden hut described above, having rafters with their upper ends crossed; thatched or shingled roof; boarded floors, and logs laid on the roof-ridge at right angles for the purpose of binding the ridge and the rafters firmly together.
  • To secure the greatest possible influx of light, some horticulturists recommend curvilinear roofs; but the superiority of these is largely due to the absence of rafters, which may also be dispensed with in plain roofs.
  • The bazaars are miserable structures, covered with mats laid on rafters of date trees.

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