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eavestrough Line breaks: eaves|trough
Pronunciation: /ˈiːvztrɒf/

Definition of eavestrough in English:

noun

Canadian
A gutter fixed beneath the edge of a roof.
Example sentences
  • The gutters and downspouts, i.e., eavestroughs, are undersized and will cost $2400 to repair.
  • Tilting your head, you watched as a 10-year-old looks at the bending pipes of the garage eavestrough.
  • Clean eavestroughs regularly so water does not collect.

Words that rhyme with eavestrough

Sakharov • cut-off

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