navie

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

navie (plural navies)

  1. Archaic spelling of navy.
    • 1578, John Leslie, Quene Marie:
      The Quene ſent unto the vice admirall, quha was capitane of the navie called Maiſter Winter []

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French navie.

Noun[edit]

navie f (plural navies)

  1. navy (water-based military)

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nāvigia < nāvigium (whence a related masculine Old French navoi), from Latin nāvigō, nāvis (boat).

Noun[edit]

navie f (oblique plural navies, nominative singular navie, nominative plural navies)

  1. navy (water-based military)
    • enemy de Valoys si avoit arraiez un grant armee de navie q’estoit devant nous en l’eawe de Zwyne

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: navy (through Anglo-Norman)