easings

plural noun

ea·​sings
ˈēzᵊnz,
ˈāz-,
-zə̇nz
dialectal, British
: the eaves of a building

Word History

Etymology

plural of obsolete & English dialect easing eaves of a building, from Middle English esing, contraction of evesing, from eves eaves + -ing

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“Easings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/easings. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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