Definition of Staved

1. Verb. (past of stave) ¹



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Definition of Staved

1. stave [v] - See also: stave

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Staved

stauroscope
stauroscopes
staurosporine
staurotide
staurotides
staus
stave
stave-rhyme
stave-rhymed
stave-rhymes
stave church
stave in
stave off
stave rhyme
stave wood
staved (current term)
staveless
staves
stavesacre
stavesacres
stavewood
stavewoods
staving
stavudine
stavudines
staw
stawed
stawing
staws
stay

Literary usage of Staved

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1. Patternmaking: A Treatise on the Construction and Application of Patterns by Joseph Atkinson Shelly (1920)
"These three methods are known, respectively, as (i) staved or lagged, ... staved or Lagged Work. — staved or lagged work consists of fastening narrow pieces ..."

2. A History of the English Poor Law: In Connection with the State of the by George Nicholls, Thomas Mackay (1904)
"... to advance either policy—The Poor Law, if it has staved off revolution, has also retarded civilisation—The Poor Law a ..."

3. A Biennial Retrospect of Medicine, Surgery and Their Allied Sciences by New Sydenham Society (1875)
"... convulsions could be staved off for nearly half an hour in one that was made to breathe oxygen gas, whilst the other which breathed ordinary air had ..."

4. The World Displayed, Or, A Collection of Voyages and Travels by Christopher Smart, Oliver Goldsmith, Samuel Johnson (1815)
"... trades with the other islands, has his boat staved to pieces, and enters on board an English vessel, THE same evening Mr. Roberts reached St. Philip's, ..."

5. The Fireside Encyclopædia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most by Henry Troth Coates (1878)
"... juat as a bulky sugar-puncheon, All ready staved, like a great sun shone Glorious scarce an inch before me, Just as methought it said, Come, bore me! ..."

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