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trave1

[treyv] /treɪv/
noun, Architecture
1.
a crossbeam.
2.
a section or bay formed by crossbeams.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Middle French trave < Latin trabem, accusative of trabs beam, timber

trave2

[treyv] /treɪv/
noun
1.
a device to inhibit a wild or untrained horse or one being shod.
Origin
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
1.
a stout wooden cage in which difficult horses are shod
2.
another name for crossbeam
3.
a bay formed by crossbeams
Word Origin
C15: from Old French trave beam, from Latin trabs
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Word Origin and History for trave
n.

late 14c., from Old French trave "beam," from Latin trabem (nominative trabs) "beam."

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