skillion


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skillion

(ˈskɪlɪən)
n
(Architecture)
a. a part of a building having a lower, esp sloping, roof; lean-to
b. (as modifier): a skillion roof.
[C19: from English dialect skilling outhouse]
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Therefore, the odds of you getting the plague from a flea in your home is about one in a skillion jillion.
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However, they were enlarged to two rooms and a skillion, possessed windows with moveable timber shutters and were roofed with shingles or galvanized-iron instead of bark.
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The Editor gratefully acknowledges the help of Hallye Skillion and Celia A.