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prae-nāvĭgo , āvi, 1, v. a. and n.,
I.to sail by or past any thing, to sail along (post-Aug.).
I. Lit., absol.: “praenavigantes adulterae,Sen. Ep. 51, 12; Plin. 6, 23, 26, § 97.—With acc.: “praenavigans litus, loca,Mel. 2, 3, 6; Val. Max. 1, 8, 9: “oppida praenavigari tradunt,Plin. 6, 28, 32, § 146; cf. Mel. 2, 3, 6.—
II. Trop., to sail past, to hurry past a thing: “praenavigamus vitam,pass, spend, Sen. Ep. 70, 1.
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