[ bahrj-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈbɑrdʒˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
a board, often carved, hanging from the projecting end of a sloping roof.
Origin of bargeboard
1825–35; barge (of obscure origin) + board
Also called vergeboard.
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British Dictionary definitions for bargeboard
/ (ˈbɑːdʒˌbɔːd) /
a board, often decorated with carved ornaments, placed along the gable end of a roofAlso called: vergeboard
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