- The outer cover and its supporting structures on the top of a building.
- A mixture for stuffing fish from Senegal consisting of sweet peppers, onions or leeks or similar, garlic, parsley or other fresh herb, salt and a chopped chilli pepper, all processed to a fine smooth paste with a little oil or water.
- noun the outside covering of the top of a building, or the framework supporting this
- verb to fix a roof onto a building
Origin & History of “roof”
The antecedents of roof
are far from clear
. Its only
surviving relative seems to be Dutch roef
lid’, and although it also
had links with
Old Norse hróf
‘boat-shed’, its ultimate origins remain