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Noun stave has 3 senses
- staff, stave - (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written
--1 is a kind of musical notation
--1 has parts: staff line; space
- stave, lag - one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket
--2 is a kind of slat, spline
--2 is a part of barrel, cask
- rung, round, stave - a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
--3 is a kind of crosspiece
--3 is a part of