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meanings of rafter


  1. A raftsman.
  2. One of a series of sloped beams that extend from the ridge or hip to the downslope perimeter or eave, designed to support the roof deck and its associated loads.
  3. A flock of turkeys.


  1. To make (timber, etc.) into rafters.
  2. To plough so as to turn the grass side of each furrow upon an unploughed ridge; to ridge.
  3. To furnish (a building) with rafters.


  1. A surname​.

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