from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A part of the tiling which projects beyond the principal rafters, in buildings where there is a gable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In bricklaying: A part of the tiling which projects beyond the principal rafters in buildings where there is a gable. The coping of a wall formed by a course of bricks set on edge.
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