One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A semicircular or curved tile used in making a roof ridge.
- ‘He had noticed that several of the ornate clay ridge tiles were loose and their bedding mortar was cracked; he could easily lift several of those tiles.’
- ‘He said ridge tiles and fences had been ripped up by the whirlwind as it made its way through Ard Mhuire, traveling in the direction of Lullymore.’
- ‘In relation to Sandtoft's angled ridge tiles, that did not happen.’
- ‘Tomorrow the banging and clattering overhead will resume as the last of the slate tiles are laid, followed by the ridge tiles.’
- ‘It looked very grim when the distressed man started to cling on to the ridge tile of the roof with his feet dangling.’
- ‘Steel spikes will be put up on top of the railings and roof ridge tiles on the wall to make it harder to get a foothold.’
- ‘They'd fixed one ridge tile in place so that I could see it.’
- ‘The roof is all finished now apart from a line of cement pointing over the new leading on the chimney stack and a single ridge tile either side to cap it all off.’
- ‘They discovered he was dealing with two builders who had offered to repair a ridge tile for £5 and then agreed to repoint the chimney stack for £400.’
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