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 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 structure, the sloping roof of which abuts a higher wall.
is another word for shelter, used primarily in New England.
a small building added to another building, usually covered by a sloping roof
(1) A shed, abutting the wall of another structure, with three walls and a sloping roof. (2) A free standing structure of three walls and a sloping roof, the open side of which is sheltered from the prevailing winds. Used as a camping shelter.
A structure dependent upon another structure for partial support and having only one slope or pitch.
Three-sided shelter with an over-hanging roof and one open side. M - O
A low addition to a building, generally with a sloping roof, used as a shed, workshop or storage area.
A roof sloping one way only, who's upper edge is supported on a wall higher than the top of the roof.
An unlined covered area constructed so as to be supported by the exterior wall of a house, usually at the back. It was easier and cheaper, when piped water became available, to place laundry and lavatory facilities in such an addition, rather than to pipe it into the main part of the house. Lean-to's were also used as sheds. They were cheaper to construct and took up much less space.
A shelter consisting of a roof and at most three walls.
A small addition with a single-pitched roof.
rough shelter whose roof has only one slope
a temporary shelter, either free-standing or supported by one wall of a larger building
a shelter used by the pioneers to live in when they first arrived at their land; similar to a wooden shed with an open side that faced the fire.
A shed section of a building that is framed into the main frame.
A shed with a one-slope roof with the upper end of the rafters "leaning" against an external source.
A structure having only one slope and relying on another structure for support on either the highside or the lowside.
A structure having only one slope or pitch and depending on another structure for partial support.
A structure having only one slope and is supported by leaning upon another structure..
Small extension added to a building and partially supported by the building
A lean-to is term used for two similar, yet different types of building.