One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
†The action of roofing with, or forming, rafters (obsolete); an arrangement or set of rafters in a building.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Elyot (c1490–1546), humanist and diplomat. Partly from rafter + -ing, and partly from rafter + -ing.
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