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Noun: stave  steyv
  1. (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written
    - staff
  2. One of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket
    - lag
  3. A crosspiece between the legs of a chair
    - rung, round
Verb: stave (stove, also staved)  steyv
  1. Furnish with staves
    "stave a ladder"
  2. Burst or force (a hole) into something
    - stave in

Derived forms: stove, staving, staves, staved

Type of: break open, burst, crosspiece, equip, fit, fit out, musical notation, outfit, slat, spline, split

Part of: barrel, cask, feeding chair, folding chair, highchair, rocker, rocking chair, side chair, straight chair

Encyclopedia: Stave, Krupanj