barge course


noun

tiling on a gable roof beyond the exterior surface of the gable wall.
the tiles or slates placed on and projecting over the raking edges of a gable roof.
a coping of bricks set on edge, arranged transversely.

Origin of barge course

First recorded in 1660–70; see origin at bargeboard
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British Dictionary definitions for barge course

barge course

noun

the overhang of the gable end of a roof
a course of bricks laid on edge to form the coping of a wall

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