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volō āvī, ātūrus, āre

2 VOL-, to fly: ex alto . . . laeva volavit avis, Enn. ap. C.: per aëra magnum, V.: columbae venere volantes, V.: apes, O.P. praes. plur. f. as subst: haud ullae poterant volantes Tendere, etc., i. e. birds, V.To fly, move swiftly, fleet, speed, hasten: per summa levis volat aequora curru, V.: Illa (Argo) volat, O.: tela, S.: litterae Capuam ad Pompeium volare dicebantur.—Fig., of time, to fly, pass swiftly: volat aetas. —Of words, to fly, spread rapidly, pass quickly: Quae tuto tibi magna volant, i. e. are uttered nimbly, V.: volat inrevocabile verbum, H.

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