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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A crosspiece between the legs of a chair; One of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket; (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written;

Usage examples (38)
  • stave a ladder
  • He was singing a stave from the "Enniskillen Dragoon" when I came up with him
  • If you're buying a stave from a dealer, you'll save on drying time (4-6 weeks if cutting your own).
  • Each chapter is called a stave, or stanza of the carol. for more
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