bargeboard definition

  • noun:
    • A board, frequently ornately carved, attached along the projecting side of a pitched roofing facing a gable.
    • Alternative spelling of barge-board.
    • A vergeboard.
    • In structure, a board put in advance of a gable and beneath the barge-course, where the roof runs within the wall, either within the rafter that could otherwise be visible, or occupying its spot.
    • A board, frequently ornately created, affixed over the projecting edge of a pitched roof facing a gable.
    • alternate spelling of barge-board.
    • A vergeboard.
    • In architecture, a board put in advance of a gable and under the barge-course, in which the roof expands on the wall, either covering the rafter that will otherwise be visible, or occupying its spot.

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