Definition of "unroofing" [unroofing]

  • Present participle of unroof. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "unroofing" in a sentence
  • "In truth I was exalted into a magician, unroofing the village, and baring its crime and wickedness to the eye of _justice_."
  • "Some of its members wear armour, with helmets and black-lacquered iron visors, and carry 'martoe,' or 'fire-charms,' and various necessary implements; others are clad in head-and-shoulder pieces and gauntlets of light chain-armour, to protect them while pulling down and unroofing houses, which is their especial duty."
  • "Here the storm-cloud widened to about three hundred yards, extending across the valley, running east and west through his farm, reaching his barn, and on its northern border, unroofing it and destroying the gable ends, inflicting a damage to the extent of three hundred dollars on the barn, and on the property itself of about twice that amount."
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