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barge couple

noun
1.
either of the pair of rafters carrying the part of a gable roof that projects beyond the gable wall.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; see bargeboard
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barge couple

noun
1.
either of a pair of outside rafters along the gable end of a roof
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