a roof composed of a series of small parallel roofs of triangular cross section, usually asymmetrical with the shorter slope glazed.
- Saw-whet owl
[saw-hwet, -wet] /ˈsɔˌʰwɛt, -ˌwɛt/ noun 1. a very small North American owl, Aegolius acadicus, having streaked, brown plumage and lacking ear tufts.
noun 1. a perennial Old World plant, Serratula tinctoria, having serrated leaves that yield a yellow dye: family Asteraceae (composites)
noun, Informal. 1. saxophone. noun 1. a short, single-edged sword of ancient Scandinavia. 1. Saxon. 2. Saxony. noun 1. a tool resembling a small axe, used for cutting roofing slate noun 1. (informal) short for saxophone sax sax saxophone Sax. Saxon
adjective 1. living or growing on or among rocks. adjective 1. growing on or living among rocks