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bonnet roof

bonnet roof
A roof having a double slope on all four sides, the lower slope being less steep than the upper slope; often extends over an open-sided raised porch to provide excellent shade for the house and protection against rain. Especially found in French Vernacular architecture.
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LOS ANGELES -- The old farm boy who used to raise cattle in a place called Big Spraddle Creek says at age 87, he doesn't even raise a garden.
Coming out on top of the ridge, we saw the wounded bull 150 yards away, standing spraddle legged with his head down.
The Patronis Group, announces the acquisition of Spraddle Creek Apartments located in Austin, Texas, in a co-investment joint venture with LNR Property Corporation.