One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1(of a room or ceiling) having exposed rafters.
- ‘It was high-ceilinged and raftered with white stone set with gems, and on the walls were hung tapestries of gold thread.’
- ‘She lay there for a few minutes staring up at the raftered ceiling.’
- 1.1 Built using rafters.‘raftered roofs’
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