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
A theory or system of social reform which contemplates a complete reconstruction of society with a more just and equitable distribution of property and labor In popular usage the term is often employed to indicate any lawless revolutionary social scheme See Communism Fourierism Saint Simonianism forms of socialism...