Roof-staging

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Roof-staging a scaffold used in working on an inclined roof
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hróf; Dut. roef.

Usage

In literature:

Our canoes were stowed upon the roof of the cabin, and we embarked for the last stage of our long journey.
"Little Rivers" by Henry van Dyke
The walls and the roof were finished, and a stage had been erected at the end of the building.
"The Untilled Field" by George Moore
The tower above the roofs, is of two stages, the upper, or bell chamber, and the lower or lantern opening into the church.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Churches of Coventry" by Frederic W. Woodhouse
Play-houses were now regularly roofed; and the stage was artificially lighted by lamps.
"The Theory of the Theatre" by Clayton Hamilton
Thus it is clear that they belonged to the subsequent stage of the fitting of a roof to the chamber.
"History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12)" by S. Rappoport
It has three stages above the ridges of the roof.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Saint Albans" by Thomas Perkins
A book of wicked stage-plays under her roof!
"Dulcibel" by Henry Peterson
In most of the vats vegetation grew in various stages, greening under the ultraviolet rays that radiated from the low roof.
"Rebels of the Red Planet" by Charles Louis Fontenay
And he followed Jimmy toward the stage wall, which stood out above the roof of the auditorium.
"The Bill-Toppers" by Andre Castaigne
The stage was roofed over in the same way.
"William Shakespeare" by John Masefield
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In news:

New York Cast of 'Fiddler on the Roof' (Andrew H. Have you ever wanted to get up on stage and show off your singing and dancing talents.
'Fiddler on the Roof' comes to stage at Broadway Theatre of Pitman .
Fiddler on the Roof, one of the longest running and most beloved musicals in Broadway history, has returned to the stage in Australia and New Zealand, most notably at the spectacular Civic Theatre in Auckland, New Zealand.
" Fiddler on the Roof" returns to Gwinn stage.
35 am & 5:44 pm Triad Arts Weekend: Fridays at 1:00 p.m. Twin City Stage presents Fiddler on the Roof Monday, Oct 29, 2012.
New York Cast of ' Fiddler on the Roof' (Andrew H. Have you ever wanted to get up on stage and show off your singing and dancing talents.
' Fiddler on the Roof' comes to stage at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.
Fiddler on the Roof, one of the longest running and most beloved musicals in Broadway history, has returned to the stage in Australia and New Zealand, most notably at the spectacular Civic Theatre in Auckland, New Zealand.
Serious Stages supplied one of their 65ft standard leg Space Roof stages, complete with the new Super Deck, to Live Nation for a series of Summer Concerts at Harewood House near Leeds, England.
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