un eaved

eave

[eev]
noun
1.
Usually, eaves. the overhanging lower edge of a roof.
2.
Often, eaves. the overhanging edge of anything, as a hat.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English eves, Old English efes; cognate with Old High German obisa, Gothic ubizwa hall; cf. above, over

eaved, adjective
uneaved, adjective
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eave
late O.E., from S.W. Midlands dial. eovese (sing.), from O.E. efes "edge of a roof," from P.Gmc. *ubaswa-/*ubiswa (cf. O.H.G. obasa "porch, hall, roof," Goth. ubizwa "porch," Ger. oben "above"), from the root of over. Treated as plural and new singular form eave emerged c.1580.
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