ETYM From Staff, and corresponding to the pl. staves. Related to Staff.
Or staff; The five-line grid, reading from left to right, on which music is notated. The pitch range of stave notation is indicated by a clef.
One of several thin pieces of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket; SYN. lag.
To burst or force (a hole) into something; SYN. stave in.
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