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trans-vĕho or trāvĕho , xi, ctum, 3, v. a., carry, conduct, or convey across or over; to transport (syn.: transporto, transmitto).
I. Lit.
b. Mid.: transvehor, to go, come, pass, travel, ride, or sail across or over: “caerula cursu, Cic. poët. Fin. 5, 18, 49: Medi, Persae ... navibus in Africam transvecti,Sall. J. 18, 4: “legiones ex Siciliā in Africam transvectae,id. ib. 28, 6: “cum duabus quinqueremibus Corcyram transvectus,Liv. 32, 16, 2: “vada Tartari,Sen. Herc. Fur. 889: “transvectae (sc. equo) a fronte pugnantium alae,Tac. Agr. 37; cf.: “ludicro Circensium Britannicus et Nero transvecti sunt,id. A. 12, 41: “transvehitur Tuscos,flies past, Claud. Laud. Stil. 2, 272.—
B. In partic.
1. To carry, bear, lead, or conduct along in triumph: “signa tabulasque,Flor. 2, 12: “arma spoliaque multa Gallica carpentis transvecta,Liv. 39, 7, 2.—
2. Of the Roman knights, to ride past before the censor for review (syn. traduco), Liv. 9, 46, 15; Suet. Aug. 38; Dig. 2, 4, 2, § 4; Val. Max. 2, 2, 8.—
II. Trop., of time, to pass by, elapse (Tacitean): “abiit jam et transvectum est tempus, quo, etc.,Tac. H. 2, 76: “transvecta aestas,id. Agr. 18.
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