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roof

 
 
pronunciation:
ruf [or] rUf
phrases:
a roof over one's head
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the surface or covering on the top of a building.
The roof of a house protects it from rain and snow.
 
definition 2: anything that resembles such a surface or structure.
I cut the roof of my mouth on a chicken bone.
phrase: a roof over one's head
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