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Webster 1913 Edition


Trave

Trave

,
Noun.
[Through French, fr. L.
trabs
,
trabis
, a beam; cf. OF.
tref
a beam, also F.
travail
a frame to confine a horse, OE.
trave
,
trevys
,
travise
, It.
travaglio
, F.
travée
the space between two beams.]
1.
(Arch.)
A crossbeam; a lay of joists.
Maundrell.
2.
A wooden frame to confine an unruly horse or ox while shoeing.
She sprung as a colt doth in the
trave
.
Chaucer.

Webster 1828 Edition


Trave

TRAVE


Definition 2022


Trave

Trave

See also: trave

English

Proper noun

Trave

  1. A river in Schleswig-Holstein in northern Germany.

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trave

trave

See also: Trave

English

Noun

trave (plural traves)

  1. (architecture) A crossbeam.
  2. (architecture) A section formed by crossbeams.

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Italian

Etymology

From Latin trabem, accusative singular of trabs.

Noun

trave f (plural travi)

  1. (architecture) beam, girder
  2. (gymnastics) balance beam

Synonyms

  • (balance beam): trave di equilibrio

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Middle English

Noun

trave

  1. a wooden cage used to contain horses being shod

Middle French

Etymology

Latin trabem, accusative singular of trabs.

Noun

trave f (plural traves)

  1. crossbeam

Descendants

  • English: trave (borrowed)

References

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (trave)

Old Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin trabem, accusative of trabs (beam).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɾa.βe/

Noun

trave f

  1. beam
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 266 (facsimile):
      como ſṫa M de caſtro xerez guardou agente que sija na ygreia oyndo ſermon dũa traue que caeu de çima da ygreia ſobreles.
      How holy Mary of Castrojeriz saved the people, who were in the church listening to the sermon, from a beam which fell from above the church on them.

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Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese trave, from Latin trabem, accusative of trabs (beam).

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈtɾa.vi/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈtɾa.ve/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈtɾa.vɨ/
  • Hyphenation: tra‧ve
  • Rhymes: -avi

Noun

trave f (plural traves)

  1. beam
  2. (architecture) trave (joist)
  3. (sports) goalpost

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