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Campceiling

A ceiling sloping on one side from the vertical wall towards a plane surface in the middle. A corruption of cam (twisted or bent) ceiling. (Halliwell gives cam, “awry.”)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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