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nāvis is (acc. vem or vim; abl. vī or ve), f

NA-, a ship : naves longae, ships of war , L.: onerariae, transports , L.: praetoria, the admiral's , L.: constratae, decked , L.: tectae naves et leviores apertae, without a deck , L.: auri an paleae, laden with gold or chaff : navim ascendere, S.: adornare, Cs.: deducere, launch , Cs.: terrae adplicare navīs, L.: subducere in aridum, Cs.: agere, work , H.: mercibus implere, Iu.: solvere, set sail , Cs.: cum ad villam navis appelleretur, landed : navem is fregit, was shipwrecked , T.: qui navem gubernassem: in navibus vehi: navium tutela, the image of a deity as guardian (at the stern), O.: puppis rostro Phrygios subiuncta leones (the image at the prow gave the name to the vessel), V.: dura navis, Dura fugae mala, hardships of the sea , H.— Prov.: navibus atque Quadrigis petimus bene vivere, i. e. with might and main , H.—As the name of a constellation, Navis Argolica, or simply Navis, the ship Argo .—Fig., of a state or community, a ship : una navis est iam bonorum omnium: rei p.: O navis, referent in mare te novi Fluctūs! H.

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