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(building construction)


A trim board used on the edge of gables where the roof extends over the wall; it either covers the rafter or occupies the place of a rafter. Originally it was ornately carved.



in architecture, including Russian wooden folk architecture, a board that is usually carved on the facade of a structure that protects the butt ends of the roof planking from moisture.

bargeboard, gableboard, vergeboard

A board which hangs from the projecting end of a
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