book tile

noun
: a flat clay building tile that has hollow sections, that is usually 2 to 3 inches thick, 12 inches wide, and from 16 to 24 inches long, and that is shaped roughly like a closed book so that adjoining pieces fit into each other

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a flat, cellular roofing tile having two parallel edges one of which is convex and the other concave, so that a number may be fit together edge to edge between rafters, joists, etc.

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