Definition of raftering in English:

raftering

noun

  • †The action of roofing with, or forming, rafters (obsolete); an arrangement or set of rafters in a building.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Elyot (c1490–1546), humanist and diplomat. Partly from rafter + -ing, and partly from rafter + -ing.

Pronunciation

raftering

/ˈrɑːft(ə)rɪŋ//ˈraft(ə)rɪŋ/