Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To shelter, as beneath eaves.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Eaves: the underside of a roof that extends beyond the external walls of a building

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The chickens were convinced that the eave was their roosting niche.

    Underground in Idaho (part 1)

  • Slopping down that paint as quickly as I could, I was working on a stretch of the roof called an eave, which I could barely reach, even on my tiptoes, when I came to a big, baggy-looking sack hanging stuck to a corner.

    Dark Dude

  • Slopping down that paint as quickly as I could, I was working on a stretch of the roof called an eave, which I could barely reach, even on my tiptoes, when I came to a big, baggy-looking sack hanging stuck to a corner.

    Dark Dude

  • Slopping down that paint as quickly as I could, I was working on a stretch of the roof called an eave, which I could barely reach, even on my tiptoes, when I came to a big, baggy-looking sack hanging stuck to a corner.

    Dark Dude

  • The light within the eave was a dusky twilight at the entrance, which failed altogether in the inner recesses.

    The Antiquary

  • The light within the eave was a dusky twilight at the entrance, which failed altogether in the inner recesses.

    The Antiquary — Volume 01

  • The light within the eave was a dusky twilight at the entrance, which failed altogether in the inner recesses.

    The Antiquary — Complete

  • The light within the eave was a dusky twilight at the entrance, which failed altogether in the inner recesses.

    The Antiquary

  • Did you know that at the elevation in pre-Reformation England, some of the faithful were known to call out, "'eave 'im 'igher!"

    Didya know?

  • Did you know that at the elevation in pre-Reformation England, some of the faithful were known to call out, "'eave 'im 'igher!"

    Archive 2006-12-01

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