Mansard



[man-sahrd, -serd] /ˈmæn sɑrd, -sərd/

noun
1.
Also called mansard roof. a hip roof, each face of which has a steeper lower part and a shallower upper part.
Compare .
2.
the story under such a roof.
[mahn-sar; English man-sahrt, -sert] /mɑ̃ˈsar; English ˈmæn sɑrt, -sərt/
noun
1.
Jules Hardouin
[zhyl ar-dwan] /ʒül arˈdwɛ̃/ (Show IPA), (Jules Hardouin) 1646–1708, French architect: chief architectural director for Louis XIV.
2.
his granduncle, (Nicolas) François
[nee-kaw-lah frahn-swa] /ni kɔˈlɑ frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA), 1598–1666, French architect.
/ˈmænsɑːd; -səd/
noun
1.
Also called mansard roof. a roof having two slopes on both sides and both ends, the lower slopes being steeper than the upper Compare gambrel roof
2.
an attic having such a roof
/French mɑ̃sar/
noun
1.
François (frɑ̃swa). 1598–1666, French architect, who established the classical style in French architecture
2.
his great-nephew, Jules Hardouin (ʒyl ardwɛ̃). 1646–1708, French architect and town planner, who completed the Palace of Versailles

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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