stave englannista suomeksi
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; especially, one of the strips which form the sides of a cask, a pail, etc.
(RQ:Wordsworth Rob Roy's Grav)
- Let us chaunt a passing stave / In honour of that hero brave.
The five horizontal and parallel lines on and between which musical notes are written or pointed; the staff.
''to stave in a cask''
1743, (w), ''The Pleasant, and Surprizing Adventures of Mr. Robert Drury, during his Fifteen Years Captivity on the Island of Madagascar'', London, p. 12,https://archive.org/details/pleasantandsurp00drurgoog
- A great Sea constant runs here upon the Rocks, and before they got to Land their Boat was stav’d in Pieces (..)
- Be careful in the hunt, ye mates. Don’t stave the boats needlessly, ye harpooneers; good white cedar plank is raised full three per cent within the year.
(quote-book)| title=The Mucker| url=http://www.gutenberg.org/files/331/331-h/331-h.htm| publisher=The Gutenberg Project| passage=…for the jagged butt of the fallen mast was dashing against the ship's side with such vicious blows that it seemed but a matter of seconds ere it would stave a hole in her.
- The condition of a servant staves him off to a distance.
''We ate grass in an attempt to stave off our hunger.''
(quote-book)|title=The Lyon in Mourning| volume=1| page = 164 | url = https://www.gutenberg.org/files/43222/43222-h/43222-h.htmPage_164| passage=But Donald would not hear of that proposal at all, assuring the Prince that it was impossible for them to return to the land again, because the squall was against them, and that if they should steer for the rock the boat would undoubtedly stave to pieces and all of them behoved to be drowned, for there was no ''fol''. 284. possibility of saving any one life amongst them upon such a dangerous rock, where the sea was dashing with the utmost violence.
To walk or move rapidly.
To suffer, or cause to be lost by breaking the cask.
- All the (..)wine in the city hath been staved.
To render impervious or solid by driving with a calking iron.
''to stave lead, or the joints of pipes into which lead has been run''
to spell (''words'')