barge course

barge course
Etymology: origin unknown
1. : a part of the tiling on the sloping edges of a gable roof usually projecting beyond the principal rafters or the bargeboards
2. : the course of bricks laid on edge to form the coping of a wall

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1. tiling on a gable roof beyond the exterior surface of the gable wall.
2. the tiles or slates placed on and projecting over the raking edges of a gable roof.
3. a coping of bricks set on edge, arranged transversely.
[1660-70; see BARGEBOARD]

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barge course,
1. the part of a gable roof projecting beyond the end wall.
2. the range of shingles or tiles along the sloping edges of a gable roof.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.