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hipped roof, hip roof
A roof comprising adjacent flat surfaces that slope upward from all sides of the perimeter of the building, requiring a hip rafter along each intersection of the inclined surfaces; also see pyramidal roof.
hip roof, hipped roof
A roof which slopes upward from all four sides of a building, requiring a hip rafter at each corner.