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Definitions of stave
n. - One of a number of narrow strips of wood, or narrow iron plates, placed edge to edge to form the sides, covering, or lining of a vessel or structure; esp., one of the strips which form the sides of a cask, a pail, etc. 2
n. - One of the cylindrical bars of a lantern wheel; one of the bars or rounds of a rack, a ladder, etc. 2
n. - A metrical portion; a stanza; a staff. 2
n. - The five horizontal and parallel lines on and between which musical notes are written or pointed; the staff. 2
n. - To break in a stave or the staves of; to break a hole in; to burst; -- often with in; as, to stave a cask; to stave in a boat. 2
n. - To push, as with a staff; -- with off. 2
n. - To delay by force or craft; to drive away; -- usually with off; as, to stave off the execution of a project. 2
n. - To suffer, or cause, to be lost by breaking the cask. 2
n. - To furnish with staves or rundles. 2
n. - To render impervious or solid by driving with a calking iron; as, to stave lead, or the joints of pipes into which lead has been run. 2
v. i. - To burst in pieces by striking against something; to dash into fragments. 2

The word "stave" uses 5 letters: A E S T V.

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after stave (in bold), or to aestv in any order:
a -   savate   d -   staved   l -   valets   vestal   o -   avoset   r -   averts   starve   traves   vaster   s -   staves   vestas  

Shorter words found within stave:
ae   as   at   ate   ates   ave   aves   east   eat   eats   es   et   eta   etas   sae   sat   sate   save   sea   seat   set   seta   ta   tae   tas   tav   tavs   tea   teas   vas   vase   vast   vat   vats   vest   vet   vets  

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