A roof formed from inclined, planar stops and sides, joined up with at their sides to make sides, the longer edges forming a ridge at the very top
a roof having sloping stops and sloping edges. See Hip, n., 2., and Hip, v. t., 3.
A roof the finishes of which rise instantly through the wall-plates with the exact same inclination toward horizon as the various other two edges. Also referred to as hipped roofing. See cut on after web page.
a roof having sloping ends in addition to sloping sides