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mansard

type of sloped roof, 1734, from French mansarde, short for toit à la mansarde, a corrupt spelling, named for French architect Nicholas François Mansart (1598-1666), who made use of them.

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Definitions of mansard
1
mansard (n.)
a hip roof having two slopes on each side;
Synonyms: mansard roof
2
mansard (adj.)
(of a roof) having two slopes on all sides with the lower slope steeper than the upper;
the story formed by a mansard roof is usually called the garret
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