Definition of Pentroofs
1. pentroof [n] - See also: pentroof
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pentroofs
Literary usage of Pentroofs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Friends' Intelligencer by Friends Intelligencer Association (1867)
"... swallows had built under the raves of his barn, Friend Joseph sympathized with their troubles, and climbed a ladder to place pentroofs over their nests. ..."
2. Catharine Cole's Book by Martha Reinhard Smallwood Field (1897)
"You may see it any day if you will turn away from the great thoroughfare and follow along a narrow street, at the end of which tiled pentroofs and stone ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"The private houses of Bengal are huts, with pentroofs constructed of two sloping sides which meet in a ridge. One hut of this kind serves the poor man for ..."