AskDefine | Define staves

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  1. Plural of staff|nodot=9 (long, straight stick).
  2. Plural of stave


  1. third-person singular of stave

Extensive Definition

Staff may refer to:
Staff as an acronym may refer to:
  • Smart Target-Activated Fire and Forget (XM943 STAFF), an American-made experimental 120mm tank gun shell
Staves is a plural noun form of staff; however when used in the singular sense, stave may also mean:
  • a single musical staff
  • a curved wooden member which is used with others to form the side of a barrel

See also

  • Staph, bacteria which can cause infection
staves in German: Staff
staves in Japanese: スタッフ (曖昧さ回避)
staves in Norwegian: Staff
staves in Simple English: Staff
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