[ noun ] (architecture) a roof covered with slate
Used in print(Louis Zara, Dark Rider....)
There was the slate_roof of the church ; ivy climbed the red brick walls like a green scaled monster .(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)
Mrs._Hewlitt led the birthcontrol league , Mrs._Ryerson was arthritis , and way in the distance could be seen the slate_roof of Ethel_Littleton 's house , a roof that signified gout .