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English → English (WordNet) Definition: stave stave v 1: furnich with staves; “stave a ladder” 2: burst or force (a hole) into something [syn: stave in] [also: stove] stave n 1: (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written [syn: staff] 2: one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket [syn: lag] 3: a crosspiece between the legs of a chair [syn: rung, round] [also: stove]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Staving Staving \Stav"ing\ (st[=a]v"[i^]ng), n. A casing or lining of staves; especially, one encircling a water wheel. [1913 Webster] Stave \Stave\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Staved (st[=a]vd) or Stove (st[=o]v); 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To push, as with a staff; -- with off. [1913 Webster] The condition of a servant staves him off to a distance. --South. [1913 Webster] 3. To delay by force or craft; to drive away; -- usually with off; as, to stave off the execution of a project. [1913 Webster] And answered with such craft as women use, Guilty or guiltless, to stave off a chance That breaks upon them perilously. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 4. To suffer, or cause, to be lost by breaking the cask. [1913 Webster] All the wine in the city has been staved. --Sandys. [1913 Webster] 5. To furnish with staves or rundles. --Knolles. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]


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