shed dormer


: a dormer with a roof sloping in the same direction as the roof from which the dormer projects

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The shed dormer above adds architectural charm while capturing light inside. Kelly Ryan Kegans, Country Living, 21 Feb. 2023 Architects' approach: Efficient forms, including a gable with shed dormer and a Nordic-style roof, helped keep value high and costs down. Kim Palmer, Star Tribune, 23 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of shed dormer was in 1948

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“Shed dormer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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