eaves trough

eaves trough


Definition of EAVES TROUGH

a pipe or channel for carrying off water from a roof <rain so heavy that the eaves trough couldn't handle it>
Related Words drain, flume, sluice; conduit, duct; aqueduct

March 03, 2015
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