There are the common barn swallow, the eave swallow, tree swallow and bank swallow.
At the end of a row of your brothers' nests, as the eave Swallows do?
From the day of his son's death until the illegal papers were found in the eave of his house, he had never rested one moment.
Why should he trouble to climb up the bank and bring down the eave of the cave?
At times it twitters like a barn swallow, at times it emits a single harsh note like that of the eave swallow.
"Now when I says 'eave—'eave," Bindle admonished the porter.
The shadow of the eave of a roof can be obtained in the same way.
Raggedy Andy said, "We will look around the bend in the eave!"
On July 18, 1962, a pair was observed building a nest near Kalabakan, in a native kampong under the eave of a house.
My night was disturbed by the old Hamoumi chief choosing the eave of our tent just beside my ear to say his prayers.
1570s, from Southwest Midlands dialectal eovese (singular), from Old English efes "edge of a roof," also "edge of a forest," from Proto-Germanic *ubaswa-/*ubiswa (cf. Old Frisian ose "eaves," Old High German obasa "porch, hall, roof," German Obsen, Old Norse ups, Gothic ubizwa "porch;" German oben "above"), from the root of over. Treated as plural and a new singular form eave emerged 16c.