eaves board

noun
variants: or less commonly eave board

Definition of eaves board

: an arris fillet nailed across the rafters at the eaves of a building in order to raise the starter course of slates or tiles

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History and Etymology for eaves board

Middle English evesbord, from eves + bord board

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“Eaves board.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eaves%20board. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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