eavesdrip


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eavesdrip

(ˈiːvzˌdrɪp)
n
1. the falling or dripping of rainwater from the eaves of a building
2. (Architecture) the area around the edges of a building underneath the eaves where rainwater falls or drips down
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Surrounding a building with limestone rubble could have been brought about by the need to prevent the grounds from becoming miry from eavesdrip. It has been noted that at Inland Estonian tarand-graves, structural debris usually occurs on the northern and southern sides--a phenomenon that has been associated with the planning of new tarands to the eastern and western sides of the grave (Laul 2001, 194).
It consists of five apartments on the lower floor, built of stone, and ten on the upper floor, with two sitting-rooms and two kitchens and a toilet, together with everything it contains in the way of tiled flooring, stonework, woodwork, panels, ironwork and glass, together with all its appendages and rights legally appertaining to it, including its water conduit, its ventilation passage, its eavesdrip and the rest of its lawful appurtenances, whether mentioned [here] or not, for a price of....
upper and lower [stories], walls, ceilings, roofs, its water conduit, floor, woodwork, ironwork, glass, staircases, tiled flooring, stonework, wells, courtyard, toilet, water ducts, passages, ventilation passages, eavesdrip and the rest of its appurtenances and appendages and rights which legally appertain to it, whether they are [here] mentioned or not....