Definitions for: Saddleback

[n] a double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end
[n] a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)

Webster (1913) Definition: Sad"dle*back`, a.
Same as Saddle-backed.

Saddleback roof. (Arch.) See Saddle roof, under Saddle.

Sad"dle*back`, n.
1. Anything saddle-backed; esp., a hill or ridge having a
concave outline at the top.

2. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The harp seal.
(b) The great blackbacked gull (Larus marinus).
(c) The larva of a bombycid moth (Empretia stimulea)
which has a large, bright green, saddle-shaped patch
of color on the back.

Synonyms: gable roof, saddle, saddle roof, saddleback roof

See Also: gambrel, gambrel roof, gutter, mountain pass, notch, pass, ridge, ridgepole, roof, rooftree, trough

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