1. 1〔屋根の〕the eaves
    • ひさしの下につばめが巣を作った
    • Swallows nested under the eaves.
  1. 2〔帽子の〕a visor; the peak (of a cap)
  1. ひさしを貸して母屋を取られる1〔一部を貸して全部取られる〕offer to lend a coat and be robbed of even the clothes one is wearing
  2. ひさしを貸して母屋を取られる2〔善意に付け込まれる〕have one's kindness taken advantage of;((諺)) Give him an inch and he'll take an ell.
  3. ひさしを貸して母屋を取られる3〔恩をあだで返される〕be bitten by the mouth that accepted one's charity; be returned evil for good