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synonyms for eaves

  • rim
  • soffit
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How to use eaves in a sentence

Your old homestead is the loveliest place around, with its deep eaves and dormer-windows and vines.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
Husky crows awake in the pine trees, and doves under the temple eaves.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
They climbed a ladder and found the barn-swallow's nest plastered under the eaves of the barn.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
So still was the place that the caged cricket hanging from the eaves of Um's distant room beat time like an elfin metronome.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
The gallery above is an open eaves gallery like those in north Italy.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
An octagonal tower of two storeys rises above the corbelled eaves.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
I therefore decided upon taking up my quarters for the night under the eaves of a house.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Do they not raid the harvests along their route, resting at night under the eaves of the houses?
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Gutters also of tile ran along the eaves to conduct the water into cisterns, if it was needed for domestic purposes.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
Edward slipped under the eaves of the cottage, not six feet from the man, who remained with his back partly turned towards him.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
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WORDS RELATED TO EAVES

  • channel
  • conduit
  • culvert
  • dike
  • drain
  • duct
  • eaves
  • fosse
  • funnel
  • gully
  • moat
  • pipe
  • runnel
  • sewer
  • sluice
  • spout
  • sulcation
  • trench
  • trough
  • tube
  • watercourse
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