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eaves

That part of a roof that projects beyond the exterior wall; usually the lower edge of a sloped roof. Also see bellcast eaves, boxed eaves, bracketed eaves, closed eaves, coved eaves, flared eaves, open eaves.
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The fellow, acting on impulse of curiosity, stepped to my side and to his undoing, for as he leaned to peer over the eaves I grasped him by his throat and his pistol arm and threw him heavily to the roof.
Its various parts, however, were set together with the same strange irregularity that marked the architecture of the city as a whole; and it was capped by an enormous saucer-shaped roof which projected far beyond the eaves, having the appearance of a colossal Chinese coolie hat, inverted.
But he would soon return again, and hiding his weapon under the projecting eaves of the house, and rolling his clumsy trinkets carefully in a piece of tappa, would resume his more pacific operations as quietly as if he had never interrupted them.
Look at those shields upon my wall and under my eaves.
Jaiveon Eaves was named Player of the Year, David Sloan was named Freshman of the Year and Kyle Smithpeters was voted Coach of the Year.
Gills' leading scorer Tom Eaves came closest to breaching Roberts' defences on multiple occasions, while Walsall struggled to test his opposite number, Tomas Holy.
6m on July 28, followed by Taylors Rock, Beacon Road, Woodhouse Eaves, a detached property which sold for PS1.
He is Archie Eaves, aged 15 months, and from Liverpool 13.
US-based health care management and administrative services company Sutter Physician Services has named Jeremy Eaves as CEO, the company said.
The maximum height of the extension is four metres, the height of the eaves of the extension is 2.
NORTH YORKSHIRE trainer Kevin Ryan toasted a fourth victory in the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup after Brando produced a blockbuster performance under Tom Eaves.
The 11-1 shot's draw in stall eight proved to be a massive advantage as the field tacked over to the far-side and he always travelled sweetly for Tom Eaves as Nameitwhatyoulike (8-1) tried to make all.