Meaning of barge course

barge' course"

Pronunciation: [key]
  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.
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