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noun as in cornice

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As he worked one day, he found in the eaves of the porch roof a copy of The Washington Post from a day in 1933.

Larry took that day’s Washington Post, rested it atop the 60-year-old newspaper and put them both back under the eaves.

A corner office in direct sunlight is sweltering, while the conference room under the eaves of the building always requires a sweater.

In one settlement, some of the houses are buried up to their eaves in sand.

We had a water truck on it by that point, so as soon as it went out, we hit the eaves with water and saved the house.

"Now when I says 'eave—'eave," Bindle admonished the porter.

Such icicles may be sometimes seen a yard long, pendent from any eave or ledge.

The light within the eave was a dusky twilight at the entrance, which failed altogether in the inner recesses.

A robin had been perched upon a stone griffin sculptured on a house-eave near.

We looked and could see the handle of the key sticking out of the eave over the door.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eave, such as: band, crown, drip, frame, and furnish.

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