A vertical wooden post or plank in a building or other structure
Break something by forcing it inwards or piercing it roughly
Avert or delay something bad or dangerous
the ship had been driven aground, her hull staved in
A stave shaped so that it may form part of a drum or other cylindrical vessel.
Each of the staves which are hooped together to make a cask.
A runic letter or symbol.
Alliteration, especially in old Germanic poetry
A church of a type built in Norway from the 11th to the 13th century, the walls of which were constructed of upright planks or staves
Each of the staves which are hooped together to make a hogshead.