trave

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Middle French trave, from Latin trabem, accusative of trabs (beam, thing made using beams)

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trave (plural traves)

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

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trave f (plural travi)

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

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Middle English[edit]

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trave

  1. A wooden cage used to contain horses being shod

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin trabem, accusative of trabs (beam).

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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[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

trave f (plural traves)

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

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