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trave

 (trāv)
n.
1. Architecture
a. A crossbeam.
b. A section, as of a ceiling, formed by crossbeams.
2. A wooden frame used to confine a horse being shod.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin trabs, trab-; see treb- in Indo-European roots.]

trave

(treɪv)
n
1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a stout wooden cage in which difficult horses are shod
2. (Building) another name for crossbeam
3. (Building) a bay formed by crossbeams
[C15: from Old French trave beam, from Latin trabs]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trave - a horizontal beam that extends across somethingtrave - a horizontal beam that extends across something
beam - long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
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The resort of Travemunde on the coast of the Baltic Sea has many attractions, including the oldest lighthouses on the German Baltic coast, dating from 1539 and the Flying P-Liner Passat, a museum ship anchored in the mouth of the Trave river, as well as a lovely beach with traditional wicker beach chairs, pictured.