eaves eaves  /ˈivz/


  • (n) the overhang at the lower edge of a roof


  1. It had been nearly a week since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, ripping gashes in the Superdome and swamping homes up to their eaves.
  2. Because eaves cut off too much light, Belluschi introduced many large, carefully placed windows.
  3. Spreading 200 miles a year, new queens established new hives in rocks, hollow trees, high branches and low eaves.


  1. No serious injuries in Long Grove house fire

    Authorities are still investigating the cause of a house fire Monday in the 1500 block of Chickamauga Lane in Long Grove, which sent one firefighter to the hospital with a shoulder injury. Heavy smoke was billowing from the front door, the first floor windows and eaves, and from small cracks in the mortar on the lower level of the brick, raised ranch home when firefighters arrived at about 9:30 ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

  2. Body of missing Newaygo County man Luke Eaves found dead near pickup truck

    Luke Eaves' pickup truck was located at about 1:30 p.m. Thursday in a wooded area near the intersection of Baldwin Avenue and 6 Mile Road, according to the Newaygo County Sheriff's Office. His body was located a short distance from the truck.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Grand Rapids Press

  3. Man Newaygo County man, Luke Eaves found dead of apparent suicide

    Eaves' body was found around 1:30 p.m. Thursday near his pickup truck, in a ... In Muskegon, The Getty Four Drive-in is making a $250,000 investment to keep ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: WZZM 13 Grand Rapids

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  1. "Points are the most important thing," Carolina coach Peter Laviolette said. "They certainly are for us right now. It was nice the way it turned out that Joe (Corvo) had three goals and Patty (Eaves) had one. They both played good games but...
    on Mar 16, 2008 By: Peter Laviolette Source: Sports Network

  2. "We came in for a morning skate the other day and lost Patrick Eaves [ankle]. I don't know how that happens in a morning skate, and it was after I left the ice," coach Mike Babcock said. "That's just the way it goes sometimes. But you have to...
    on Dec 2, 2009 By: Mike Babcock Source: National Post

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