[yǒu wūdǐng de]
- roofed; covered; cleithral; clithral
- A roofed passageway or lane, especially one with shops on either side.
- A freestanding, roofed, usually open-sided structure providing a shady resting place.
- An open space under a roof; an attic or a garret.
- A covered passageway; often between streets with shops or stalls.
- A roofed gate to a churchyard formerly used as a temporary shelter for the bier during funerals.
- A covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it.
- We have quite successfully shut nature out from our lives and we are living in houses without roofs the roofs being the neglected end of a building left in any old shape after the utilitarian purposes have been served and the building contractor is a little tired and in a hurry to get through his job.
- In17th-18th-century britain long covered walks or galleries with roofs supported by columns were called piazzas; in the u.s.in the19th century piazza was another name for a veranda formed by projecting eaves.