The eaves of a house.
An example of eaves is the small overhang on the end of your roof.
Origin of eavesorigin, originally singular , Middle English eves (pl. evesen) ; from Old English efes, edge, border, eaves, akin to Old Norse ups, church porch, Old High German obiza, porch ; from Indo-European an unverified form upes- ; from base an unverified form upo-, up from behind from source up, Classical Latin summus
Origin of eavesMiddle English eves, from Old English efes; see upo in Indo-European roots.