Ridgepole definition

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A horizontal beam at the ridge of a roof to which the rafters are attached.
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The horizontal pole at the top of a tent.
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The horizontal timber or beam at the ridge of a roof, to which the upper ends of the rafters are attached.
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A horizontal pole that supports the roof of a tent.
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A beam along the ridge of a roof to which the rafters are attached.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of ridgepole - ridge pole

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
ridgepole
Plural:
ridgepoles

Origin of ridgepole