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noun
  1. one of the sloping beams that support a pitched roof
Translations:
  • German: Sparren
  • Italian: travetto , travicello <ref>Oxford-Paravia Concise - Dizionario Inglese-Italiano e Italiano-Inglese (in collaborazione con Oxford University Press). Edited by Maria Cristina Bareggi. Torino: Paravia, 2003. W:Wikipedia:book sources, ISBN 8839551107. Online version http://www.oxfordparavia.it/ here</ref>
Etymology: Old English rĂ­fter. Cognate with "raft".


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