- barge course
Etymology: origin unknown1. : a part of the tiling on the sloping edges of a gable roof usually projecting beyond the principal rafters or the bargeboards2. : the course of bricks laid on edge to form the coping of a wall
* * *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.
* * *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.