Definitions

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  • adjective music staffless
  • adjective Without vertical staves.

Etymologies

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stave +‎ -less

Examples

  • "Still not too late to make another friend at home," he said, stopping to pat the head of a mangy street cur that came crouching and wobbling toward him like a staveless little keg worried by scurries of wind.

    The Two Vanrevels

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