barge rafter


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barge rafter

[′bärj ‚raf·tər]
(building construction)

barge couple

1. One of the two rafters that support that part of a gable roof which projects beyond the gable wall.
2. One of the rafters (under the barge course) which serve as grounds for the barge boards and carry the plastering or boarding of the soffits; also called a barge rafter.