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Mansard Roof

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also called the curb roof. A roof in which the rafters, instead of forming a Λ, are broken on each side into an elbow. It was devised by François Mansard, the French architect, to give height to attics. (1598–1666.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Manlian Orders
Manly
Manna (Exodus xvi. 15)
Manna of St. Nicholas of Bari
Mannering
Mannington (George)
Manningtree (Essex)
Manoa
Manon Lescaut
Manor, Demesne
Mansard Roof
Mansfield
Mansion
Mantaccini
Mantalini (Madame)
Mantel-piece (A)
Mantible (Bridge of)
Mantiger
Mantle of Fidelity (The)
Mantra or Mintra (Persian mythology)
Mantuan Swain, Swan, or Bard (The)