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[ED, something which affords protection from light, heat, etc.] n. a thatched roof on poles to provide shade: 1963 Adjoining my kitchen I had built what Crooked Islanders call "a shade"— a thatched roof with open sides (Cottman 98). 1977 Hair cutting was done at the back of the boat shade (Albury 160). cf. PICK HOUSE

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Last update: 2011-08-17 17:23
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
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