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trans-vŏlo or trā-vŏlo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. and n.,
I.to fly over or across.
II. Transf., to go, come, mount, or pass quickly over or across.
A. Lit.
(α). Act.: Alpes, Asin. ap. Cic. Fam. 10, 31, 4: “Oceanum (manus Macedonum),Auct. Her. 4, 22, 31: “delphini vela navium transvolant,Plin. 9, 8, 7, § 20: “transvolat vox auras,flies through, Lucr. 4, 559; cf. id. 4, 602.—Poet.: importunus (Cupido) transvolat aridas Quercus (i. e. vetulas). Hor. C. 4, 13, 9.—
(β). Neutr.: “foraminibus liquidus quia transvolat ignis,Lucr. 6, 349: eques transvolat inde in partem alteram, Liv. 3, 63, 2: Nilus insulas dierum quinque cursu non breviore transvolat, flows by or past, Plin. 5, 9, 10, § 53: “vultur relicto Tityo,Sen. Hippol. 1233: “(arma) Travolaverunt ad hostes,Plaut. Ep. 1. 1, 33 (for transfugerunt, id. ib. 1, 1, 28).—
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