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synonyms for eave

  • rim
  • soffit
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A corner office in direct sunlight is sweltering, while the conference room under the eaves of the building always requires a sweater.
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In one settlement, some of the houses are buried up to their eaves in sand.
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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.
HOW WE SAVED OUR NEIGHBORHOOD FROM A WILDFIREDAIN ZAFFKESEPTEMBER 2, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
"Now when I says 'eave—'eave," Bindle admonished the porter.
MRS. BINDLEHEBERT JENKINS
Such icicles may be sometimes seen a yard long, pendent from any eave or ledge.
A KEY TO LORD TENNYSON'S 'IN MEMORIAM'ALFRED GATTY
The light within the eave was a dusky twilight at the entrance, which failed altogether in the inner recesses.
THE ANTIQUARY, COMPLETESIR WALTER SCOTT
A robin had been perched upon a stone griffin sculptured on a house-eave near.
THE NRNBERG STOVELOUISA DE LA RAM (AKA OUIDA)
We looked and could see the handle of the key sticking out of the eave over the door.
ROUND ABOUT A GREAT ESTATERICHARD JEFFERIES
It was an old-fashioned farmhouse, with a deep eave, and a massive cornice beneath it.
ONE OF THEMCHARLES JAMES LEVER
Below the sign, and heavily framed by the dark overhanging eave, the room within was clearly visible from the street.
THE HISTORY OF DAVID GRIEVEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
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WORDS RELATED TO EAVE

  • band
  • crown
  • drip
  • eave
  • frame
  • furnish
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