a board, often carved, hanging from the projecting end of a sloping roof.
a board, often decorated with carved ornaments, placed along the gable end of a roof also called vergeboard
- Barge couple
either of the pair of rafters carrying the part of a gable roof that projects beyond the gable wall. noun either of a pair of outside rafters along the gable end of a roof
- Barge course
tiling on a gable roof beyond the exterior surface of the gable wall. the tiles or slates placed on and projecting over the raking edges of a gable roof. a coping of bricks set on edge, arranged transversely. noun the overhang of the gable end of a roof a course of bricks laid on edge […]
- Barge in
a capacious, flat-bottomed vessel, usually intended to be pushed or towed, for transporting freight or p-ssengers; lighter. a vessel of state used in pageants: elegantly decorated barges on the grand c-n-l in venice. navy. a boat reserved for a flag officer. a boat that is heavier and wider than a sh-ll, often used in racing […]
one of the crew of a barge. a person who owns, manages, or captains a barge. historical examples no doubt he can find some bargeman there who will take the boy in. the lost heir g. a. henty yet who does not feel that there is a n-bility about a sailor which a bargeman cannot […]
- Barge spike
a square spike with a chisel point.