Arris fillet
Arris Ar"ris, n. [OF. areste, F. ar[^e]te, fr. L. arista the top or beard of an ear of grain, the bone of a fish.] (Arch.) The sharp edge or salient angle formed by two surfaces meeting each other, whether plane or curved; -- applied particularly to the edges in moldings, and to the raised edges which separate the flutings in a Doric column. --P. Cyc. [1913 Webster]

{Arris fillet}, a triangular piece of wood used to raise the slates of a roof against a chimney or wall, to throw off the rain. --Gwilt.

{Arris gutter}, a gutter of a V form fixed to the eaves of a building. --Gwilt. [1913 Webster]


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  • Arris fillet — Fillet Fil let, n. [OE. filet, felet, fr. OF. filet thread, fillet of meat, dim. of fil a thread, fr. L. filum. See {Fille} a row.] 1. A little band, especially one intended to encircle the hair of the head. [1913 Webster] A belt her waist, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arris fillet — noun : a triangular piece of wood used to raise the slates of a roof against a chimney or wall to shed the rain …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fillet — Fil let, n. [OE. filet, felet, fr. OF. filet thread, fillet of meat, dim. of fil a thread, fr. L. filum. See {Fille} a row.] 1. A little band, especially one intended to encircle the hair of the head. [1913 Webster] A belt her waist, a fillet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arris — Ar ris, n. [OF. areste, F. ar[^e]te, fr. L. arista the top or beard of an ear of grain, the bone of a fish.] (Arch.) The sharp edge or salient angle formed by two surfaces meeting each other, whether plane or curved; applied particularly to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arris gutter — Arris Ar ris, n. [OF. areste, F. ar[^e]te, fr. L. arista the top or beard of an ear of grain, the bone of a fish.] (Arch.) The sharp edge or salient angle formed by two surfaces meeting each other, whether plane or curved; applied particularly to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tilting fillet — noun : arris fillet * * * tilt fillet or tilting fillet noun (building) A triangular roofing timber used at eaves to tilt the undereaves course of slates, etc to close off the front edge • • • Main Entry: ↑tilt …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eaves — Eaves, n. pl. [OE. evese, pl. eveses, AS. efese eaves, brim, brink; akin to OHG. obisa, opasa, porch, hall, MHG. obse eaves, Icel. ups, Goth. ubizwa porch; cf. Icel. upsar dropi, OSw. ops[ a] drup water dropping from the eaves. Probably from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eaves board — Eaves Eaves, n. pl. [OE. evese, pl. eveses, AS. efese eaves, brim, brink; akin to OHG. obisa, opasa, porch, hall, MHG. obse eaves, Icel. ups, Goth. ubizwa porch; cf. Icel. upsar dropi, OSw. ops[ a] drup water dropping from the eaves. Probably… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eaves catch — Eaves Eaves, n. pl. [OE. evese, pl. eveses, AS. efese eaves, brim, brink; akin to OHG. obisa, opasa, porch, hall, MHG. obse eaves, Icel. ups, Goth. ubizwa porch; cf. Icel. upsar dropi, OSw. ops[ a] drup water dropping from the eaves. Probably… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eaves channel — Eaves Eaves, n. pl. [OE. evese, pl. eveses, AS. efese eaves, brim, brink; akin to OHG. obisa, opasa, porch, hall, MHG. obse eaves, Icel. ups, Goth. ubizwa porch; cf. Icel. upsar dropi, OSw. ops[ a] drup water dropping from the eaves. Probably… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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