- a crossbeam
- a section between crossbeams, as in a ceiling
- a wooden frame for enclosing a restive horse while it is being shod
Origin of traveMiddle English from Middle French from Classical Latin trabs (gen. trabis), a beam: see tavern
- Architecture a. A crossbeam.b. A section, as of a ceiling, formed by crossbeams.
- A wooden frame used to confine a horse being shod.
Origin of traveMiddle English from Old French from Latin trabs trab-; see treb- in Indo-European roots.
From Middle English, from Middle French trave, from Latin trabem, accusative of trabs (“beam, thing made using beams")