A gallery or loft of communication from side to side of a church or other large building.
A formaldenial of some matter of fact alleged by the opposite party in any stage of the pleadings. The technical words introducing a traverse are absque hoc ("without this", i.e. without what follows).
The zigzag course or courses made by a ship in passing from one place to another; a compound course.
A line lying across a figure or other lines; a transversal.