eaves•dropPronunciation: (ēvz'drop"), [key]
—v., -dropped, -drop•ping,
to listen secretly to a private conversation.
to eavesdrop on.
—n. Also,eaves•dripPronunciation: (ēvz'drip"). [key]1.
water that drips from the eaves.
the ground on which such water falls.
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