Meaning of EAVES in English

EAVES

[eaves] n pl [ME eves (sing.), fr. OE efes; akin to OHG obasa portico, OE up up--more at up] (bef. 12c) 1: the lower border of a roof that overhangs the wall

2: a projecting edge (as of a hill)

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