eaves, who has been a cruise passenger in the past, says it is his “duty to the future” to be a catalyst for change.
All the writing is done at home, in my bedroom, up under the eaves of the house.
A hook-nosed woman, carrying a smoking lamp, conducted him to a room under the eaves.
Icicles hang from the eaves of the rick, and its thatch is covered with snow.
And clinging to the eaves for a second, he let himself drop.
Swallows built in the eaves, and daisies grew thick at the door.
Sparrows chirped in the road; robins strutted upon the grass; bluebirds built in the eaves of the cottages.
You can feel your heart drop, drop, like water off the eaves.
This platform was continued all round between the uprights and the eaves, and various stores were laid on it.
Square and small and high stood the tower, as high as the church's eaves.
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.