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Example sentences from the Web for staves
The book is broken into what Dickens calls staves, not chapters.
The mother unties the palm staves from the mattress, then takes the nylon ropes and ties the mattress to the boat.
It is clear to you that she intends to use the staves as oars.
In Italy he decides that fascism is in fact “a sort of boy scout regime; but instead of staves it carries revolvers.”The Grand Tour in Style: Robert Byron’s ‘Europe in the Looking-Glass’|Malcolm Forbes|November 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Another common trick is to flavor inexpensive wines with oak chips or staves.
Regular pitched battles were fought with sticks and staves and stones.
Near the stream we found some felled trees and the staves of a cask.
The ribbon was supported at proper distances by white staves, similar to those of the court ushers.
The fact is, that a week ago he had ordered a lot of constables' staves and four sets of handcuffs.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
Then came the pitch-pine staves of a rice-cask; then a bedstead, a broken chair, a wooden flowerpot!The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.