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A-frame

(ā′frām′)
n.
A structure, such as a house, with steeply angled sides that meet at the top in the shape of the letter A.
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A-frame

adj
(Architecture) (of a house) constructed with an A-shaped elevation
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A-frame

(ˈeɪˌfreɪm)

n.
a building with a steep gabled roof resting directly on a foundation.
[1960–65]
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