trave

noun \ˈtrāv\

Definition of trave

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a frame to confine an unruly horse or ox for shoeing

  2. 2 :  crossbeam

  3. 3 :  a division or bay (as in a ceiling) made by or as if by crossbeams

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Origin and Etymology of trave

Middle English, from Middle French, beam, from Latin trabs, trabes — more at thorp


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