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A board, often ornately carved, attached along the projecting edge of a pitched roof in front of a gable.

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(Architecture) a board, often decorated with carved ornaments, placed along the gable end of a roof. Also called: vergeboard


(ˈbɑrdʒˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

a board, often carved, hanging from the projecting end of a sloping roof.
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