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rough shelter whose roof has only one slope
A crude, usually temporary shelter comprising a lean-to roof braced against any convenient support, as a wall, a tree or a pole. The roof may extend all the way to the ground.
A shelter with a sloped roof; also a building with a similar construction attached to the side of a building as an extension.
The only other alternative was to lodge her in the little modern lean-to, which I have already described as being tacked on to the side of the old building.
Etymology: First attested 1461.
A lean-to is a type of simple structure originally added to an existing building with the rafters "leaning" against another wall. Free-standing lean-to structures are generally used as shelters. One traditional type of lean-to is known by its Finnish name laavu.
A lean-to is a type of simple structure, usually in the form of a shed or temporary shelter, with a single-pitched roof that leans against a wall or fence for support. It often serves as a storage space, a shelter for animals, or a camping or survival tool in wilderness environments. The open side of a lean-to usually faces away from prevailing winds to provide protection from weather elements.
having only one slope or pitch; -- said of a roof
a shed or slight building placed against the wall of a larger structure and having a single-pitched roof; -- called also penthouse, and to-fall
A lean-to is a roof with a single slope or a structure built using a lean-to roof. One type of structure is free standing with only three walls and a sloping roof. The open side is commonly oriented away from the prevailing winds and rains. Often it is a rough structure made of logs or unfinished wood and used as a camping shelter. Temporary structures made from wood or textiles are also termed lean-tos if constructed with a single slope of the roof. In some cases the sloping roof extends all the way to the ground. Thus the roof itself forms one of the three walls. It can also refer to a shed with a sloping roof and three walls that abut the wall of another structure. This form of lean-to is generally provisional; it is an appendix to an existing building constructed to fulfill a new need. Sometimes they cover external staircases, as is the case with the lean-to building built in the 15th century against one of the walls of the large chapter room of the cathedral of Meaux. Sometimes, they are built to protect entrances or to establish covered markets around certain large civic buildings.
The numerical value of lean-to in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of lean-to in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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In case of doubt it is best to lean to the side of mercy.
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I believe my kids share my party affiliation because they're empathetic, caring souls, i lean to the left, as do they, just in the way they accept people and are encouraged to care for the planet and the environment.
I am definitely a Republicanon fiscal issues and the military, but I lean to the middle on social issues. I am no fan of abortion, but it’s not up to a man to tell a woman what to do. As an ordained minister I don’t look forward to marrying gay people, but I’m not opposed to it.
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