bargeboard

[ bahrj-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈbɑrdʒˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /

noun

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

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Origin of bargeboard

1825–35; barge (of obscure origin) + board
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British Dictionary definitions for bargeboard

bargeboard
/ (ˈbɑːdʒˌbɔːd) /

noun

a board, often decorated with carved ornaments, placed along the gable end of a roofAlso called: vergeboard
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