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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a horizontal beam that extends across something;
[syn: trave, traverse, crossbeam, crosspiece]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Trave \Trave\, n. [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. trav['e]e the space between two beams.] 1. (Arch.) A crossbeam; a lay of joists. --Maundrell. [1913 Webster] 2. A wooden frame to confine an unruly horse or ox while shoeing. [1913 Webster] She sprung as a colt doth in the trave. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

trave n 1: a horizontal beam that extends across something [syn: trave, traverse, crossbeam, crosspiece]