eave

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eave

noun \ˈēv\

Definition of EAVE

1
:  the lower border of a roof that overhangs the wall —usually used in plural
2
:  a projecting edge (as of a hill) —usually used in plural

Origin of EAVE

Middle English eves (singular), from Old English efes; akin to Old High German obasa portico, Old English ūp up — more at up
First Known Use: before 12th century

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