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Is 'the comb of the roof' similar with 'the ridge of the roof'?

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Here is the picture. I guess the red-checked spot is the comb of the roof. Is it right?

  • Probably. Can you please cite where you saw this use? Without context it is impossible to know definitively. – Catija Aug 5 '15 at 4:59
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It is a synonym for the ridge of a roof.

Ridge The line or edge formed where the two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top

(See Oxford Dictionary online), definition 1.1

Then the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) for "comb," 6e:

The crest or ridge of a roof. dialect

Here are two of the four examples from the OED

1869 ‘M. Twain’ Innocents Abroad xviii. 174 From the eaves to the comb of the roof.
1888 F. T. Elworthy W. Somerset Word-bk. Comb,..2. The ridge of a roof.

See also: Shelters, Shacks and Shanties (page 14):

Continue thus to the comb of the roof, then over the part where the bark of the sides meets on the top lay another layer of bark covering the crown, ridge, comb, or apex and protecting it from the rain.

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