Meaning of “eave” in the English Dictionary

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"eave" in British English

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eavenoun [ C usually plural ]

uk /iːv/ us /iːv/

the edge of a roof that sticks out over the top of a wall:

Icicles hung from the eaves.

(Definition of “eave” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)