The arches look as if they had supplanted a sixth arch of the nave.
You'll find the same crest on those monuments over there in the nave.
Two of them are in the nave, the third and fourth on the left.
Of the church which then replaced it, the arcades of the nave still remain.
As the church of one of the two great preaching orders, it had a nave large beyond all proportion to its choir.
In the chancel-arch there are two clustered columns, and also in the nave and apse.
We notice in the nave a boundary stone, beyond which no female foot might go in the direction of the high altar.
It was worth while if only to see his surprise and his nave pride in her.
It is a double cross, with side chapels extended beyond the nave walls at the western end.
There were attached porches to the north and south of the nave.
"main part of a church," 1670s, from Medieval Latin navem (nominative navis) "nave of a church," from Latin navis "ship" (see naval), on some fancied resemblance in shape.
"hub of a wheel," Old English nafu, from Proto-Germanic *nabo- (cf. Old Saxon naba, Old Norse nöf, Middle Dutch nave, Dutch naaf, Old High German naba, German Nabe), perhaps connected with the root of navel on notion of centrality (cf. Latin umbilicus "navel," also "the end of a roller of a scroll," Greek omphalos "navel," also "the boss of a shield").