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Eaves (Architecture)

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Topical headingEaves (Architecture)
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See alsoRoofs
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Found inWork cat.: Eaves and dragon at Sudŏksa Temple, Yesan-gun, Ch'ungch'ŏng-namdo, Korea, November 1977, via University of Washington digital collections, International Collections, May 14, 2020.
Art & architecture thesaurus online, May 14, 2020 (eaves. UF eave. SN Refers to the horizontal portions of a sloping roof that project beyond the walls. For portions of the roof projecting beyond the gable, use "verges." BT exterior roof components)
Wikipedia, May 14, 2020: Eaves (The eaves are the edges of the roof which overhang the face of a wall and, normally, project beyond the side of a building. The eaves form an overhang to throw water clear of the walls and may be highly decorated as part of an architectural style, such as the Chinese dougong bracket systems)
Merriam-Webster dictionary online, May 14, 2020 (eave 1: the lower border of a roof that overhangs the wall --usually used in plural. 2: a projecting edge (as of a hill) --usually used in plural), May 14, 2020 (eave 1. Usually eaves. the overhanging lower edge of a roof. 2. Often eaves. the overhanging edge of anything, as a hat)