eave

US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/iv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ēv)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
eave /iv/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. ArchitectureUsually, eaves. [plural] the overhanging lower edge of a roof.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
eave  (ēv),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. ArchitectureUsually,  eaves. the overhanging lower edge of a roof.
eaved, adj. 
  • bef. 1000; Middle English eves, Old English efes; cognate with Old High German obisa, Gothic ubizwa hall; compare above, over

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