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[mass noun] Boarding or building felt fixed over the rafters of a roof before the tiles or slates are added.
- ‘Roof sarking can contribute to the total R-value requirement for energy efficiency.’
Late Middle English (originally Scots and northern English): from sark + -ing.
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