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Nave meaning

nave - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. The navel.
  2. 2. The middle or body of a church, extending from the transepts to the principal entrances, or, if there are no transepts, from the choir to the principal entrance, but not including the aisles.
  3. 3. The block in the center of a wheel, from which the spokes radiate, and through which the axle passes; - called also hub or hob.
  4. 4. Middle part of a church; part of a wheel through which the axle passes.

nave - examples of usage

  1. If we study any writing of Defoe's in connexion with the circumstances of its production, we find that it is many- sided in its purposes, as full of side aims as a nave is full of spokes. - "Daniel Defoe", William Minto.
  2. They nave risen with the prosperity of the land; let them abide its fluctuations, and conform to its fortunes. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  3. The nave is used as the Parish Church. - "In the Border Country", W. S. (William Shillinglaw) Crockett.
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