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Definition of Staves
StavesStaves Staves, n.;
pl. of Staff. ``Banners, scarves and staves.' --R.
Browning. Also (st[=a]vz), pl. of Stave. StaveStave Stave, n. [From Staff, and corresponding to the pl.
staves. See Staff.]
1. One of a number of narrow strips of wood, or narrow iron
plates, placed edge to edge to form the sides, covering,
or lining of a vessel or structure; esp., one of the
strips which form the sides of a cask, a pail, etc.
2. One of the cylindrical bars of a lantern wheel; one of the
bars or rounds of a rack, a ladder, etc.
3. A metrical portion; a stanza; a staff.
Let us chant a passing stave In honor of that hero
4. (Mus.) The five horizontal and parallel lines on and
between which musical notes are written or pointed; the
Stave jointer, a machine for dressing the edges of staves. StaveStave Stave, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stavedor Stove; p. pr. &
vb. n. Staving.] [From Stave, n., or Staff, n.]
1. To break in a stave or the staves of; to break a hole in;
to burst; -- often with in; as, to stave a cask; to stave
in a boat.
2. To push, as with a staff; -- with off.
The condition of a servant staves him off to a
3. To delay by force or craft; to drive away; -- usually with
off; as, to stave off the execution of a project.
And answered with such craft as women use, Guilty or
guilties, to stave off a chance That breaks upon
them perilously. --Tennyson.
4. To suffer, or cause, to be lost by breaking the cask.
All the wine in the city has been staved. --Sandys.
5. To furnish with staves or rundles. --Knolles.
6. To render impervious or solid by driving with a calking
iron; as, to stave lead, or the joints of pipes into which
lead has been run.
To stave and tail, in bear baiting, (to stave) to interpose
with the staff, doubtless to stop the bear; (to tail) to
hold back the dog by the tail. --Nares.
Stave Stave, v. i.
To burst in pieces by striking against something; to dash
Like a vessel of glass she stove and sank.
Meaning of Staves from wikipedia
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- The Staves
are an English indie
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- Icelandic magical staves
(Icelandic: galdrastafir) are sigils
that were credited
with supposed magical effect preserved
in various Icelandic
- Eric Staves
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actor. He is best known
for his character
on the film Goat where
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- Western musical
notation, the staff
(US) or stave
(UK) (plural for either: staves
) is a set of five horizontal lines
and four spaces
that each represent
- The vine staff, vine-staff, or centurion's staff
(Latin: vitis) was a vinewood
rod of about
3 feet (1 m) in length
used in the ancient Roman
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of various other
two battle staves
than it is wide. They are traditionally
made of wooden staves
hoops. The word vat is often
used for large...
- vats, buckets, tubs, troughs
and other similar containers
from timber staves
that were usually heated
to make them pliable. Journeymen
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