1. roofing, roof, outer covering of a roof. 2. flat roof. 3. small house (usually flat-roofed and one-story). 4. stable, animal shed. 5. colloq. prison, jail, jug. –– aktarma repairing a roof by overhauling its tiles. –– altı shelter. ––dan çardağa atlamak to jump from one subject to another. ––dan düşer gibi out of the blue, suddenly; at an inappropriate moment. –– kapağı trapdoor opening onto a roof. –– üstünde saksağan, vur beline kazmayı! colloq. What nonsense!