raftered

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

rafter +‎ -ed

AdjectiveEdit

raftered (not comparable)

  1. Having rafters (often of a specified kind).
    • 1886, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, H.L. Brækstad, transl., Folk and Fairy Tales, page 296:
      Inside in the smoky room with the raftered ceiling, it was dark and dismal.
    • 1897, William John Courthope, The longest reign:
      O'er sculptured Cloisters, and high-raftered Halls, / By Rivers gliding under ancient Walls []
    • 1931, William Faulkner, "Mistral" in These 13
      We stood before a gate, looking into a court enclosed by three walls and roofed by a vine on a raftered trellis.

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