trave

1
[ treyv ]
/ treɪv /

noun Architecture.

a crossbeam.
a section or bay formed by crossbeams.

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Origin of trave

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1350–1400; Middle English <Middle French trave<Latin trabem, accusative of trabs beam, timber

Definition for trave (2 of 2)

trave2
[ treyv ]
/ treɪv /

noun

a device to inhibit a wild or untrained horse or one being shod.

Origin of trave

2
1350–1400; Middle English; origin uncertain; compare later travail in same sense <Middle French; see travois
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British Dictionary definitions for trave

trave
/ (treɪv) /

noun

a stout wooden cage in which difficult horses are shod
another name for crossbeam
a bay formed by crossbeams

Word Origin for trave

C15: from Old French trave beam, from Latin trabs
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