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eave (plural eaves)
- Eaves: the underside of a roof that extends beyond the external walls of a building.
2006 Feb, Jill Kirchner Simpson, “Building a Modular Home”, in Country Living, volume 29, number 2, page 51:
- Features such as shutters, eave brackets, transoms, a wraparound porch, and a pergola all help establish the style of this home.
the underside of a roof that extends beyond the external walls of a building
- J. Poole W. Barnes, A Glossary, with Some Pieces of Verse, of the Old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy (1867)