Barge board


[bahrj-bawrd, -bohrd]
a board, often carved, hanging from the projecting end of a sloping roof.
Also called vergeboard.

1825–35; barge (of obscure origin) + board Unabridged
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bargeboard (ˈbɑːdʒˌbɔːd)
Also called: vergeboard a board, often decorated with carved ornaments, placed along the gable end of a roof

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