Roof"ing, n.

1.

The act of covering with a roof.

2.

The materials of which a roof is composed; materials for a roof.

Gwilt.

3.

Hence, the roof itself; figuratively, shelter.

"Fit roofing gave."

Southey.

4. Mining

The wedging, as of a horse or car, against the top of an underground passage.

Raymond.

 

© Webster 1913.

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