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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English [Term?], 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.
  3. A wooden frame to confine unruly horses while they are shod.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin trabem, accusative singular of trabs.

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trave f (plural travi)

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

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

trave

  1. a wooden cage used to contain horses being shod

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trabem, accusative singular of trabs.

NounEdit

trave f (plural traves)

  1. crossbeam

DescendantsEdit

  • English: trave (borrowed)

ReferencesEdit

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

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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trave f (plural traves)

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

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Further readingEdit

  • trave in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913