Eave vs Eame - What's the difference?

eave | eame |


As nouns the difference between eave and eame

is that eave is eaves: the underside of a roof that extends beyond the external walls of a building while eame is (label) (a form of) (an uncle).

eave

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Eaves: the underside of a roof that extends beyond the external walls of a building
  • :* {{quote-magazine
  • , date= , year=2006 , month=Feb , first= , last= , author=Jill Kirchner Simpson , coauthors= , title=Building a Modular Home , volume=29 , issue=2 , page=51 , magazine=Country Living , publisher= , issn= citation , passage=Features such as shutters, eave brackets, transoms, a wraparound porch, and a pergola all help establish the style of this home. }}

    eame

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (label) (A form of) (an uncle).
  • *1600 , (Edward Fairfax), The (Jerusalem Delivered) of (w), Book IV, xlix:
  • *:Three times the shape of my dear mother came, / Pale, sad, dismay'd, to warn me in my dream: // Alas! how far transformed from the same, / Whose eyes shone erst like Titan's glorious beam.— // Daughter, she says, fly, fly, behold thy dame, / Foreshows the treasons of thy wretched eame .
  • :(Spenser)
  • (Webster 1913)