from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A board, often ornately carved, attached along the projecting edge of a pitched roof in front of a gable.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of barge board.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A vergeboard.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In architecture, a board placed in advance of a gable and underneath the barge-course, where the roof extends over the wall, either covering the rafter that would otherwise be visible, or occupying its place.
Origin unknown.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
barge + board (Wiktionary)