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navis, nāvis, is (acc. sing. usually navem, Charis. 101 P.; Plaut. Bacch. 2, 3, 57; Cic. de Or. 1, 38, 174; Caes. B. C. 3, 39, 2 et saep.; but navim, Cic. Att. 7, 22, 1; Sall. J. 25, 5; Hor. C. 1, 32, 8; id. Ep. 2, 1, 114; Prop. 2 (3), 22, 41; Ov. M. 11, 663; 14, 218; Liv. 24, 34, 11; 40, 4, 11; Pers. 5, 141; Juv. 6, 98; Lact. 2, 7, 12 al.; abl. navi, Plaut. Bacch. 1, 1, 73; Ter. Hec. 3, 4, 7; Cic. de Or. 3, 40, 159 et saep.; but nave, id. Inv. 2, 42, 124; id. Verr. 2, 5, 25, § 64; id. Fam. 10, 31, 1; 14, 5, 1; Caes. B. C. 2, 32, 12; Cat. 64, 84; Verg. A. 5, 188; 487; Hor. Ep. 2, 2, 200; Prop. 1, 8, 6; Ov. H. 13, 99; Liv. 5, 28, 2 et saep.; cf. Charis. p. 33 P.; Diom. 1, p. 283 P.; v. Neue, Formenl. 1, p. 200 sq.; 216 sq.), f. ναῦς ; Sanscr. nau, the same, a ship (syn.: navigium). Lit.: navis longa, a ship of war, Liv. 24, 36: oneraria, a transport, id. 24, 40: mercatoria, Plaut. Bacch. 2, 3, 2; praedatoria, id. Men. 2, 3, 87: praetoria, the admiral's ship, id. 29, 25: tecta, id. 22, 21; or, constrata, having a deck, decked, id. 35, 46: aperta, open, without a deck, id. 32, 21: auri navem evertat gubernator, an paleae, laden with gold or chaff, Cic. Par. 3, 1, 20: navem construere, id. Sen. 20, 72: triremis instar aedificata, id. Verr. 2, 5, 17, § 44: navem adornare, Caes. B. C. 1, 26: armare, id. B. G. 5, 1: reficere, id. ib. 4, 31: fabricari, Tac. A. 14, 29: deducere, to launch, Caes. B. G. 5, 23: deducere in aquam, Liv. 28, 17: moliri ab terrā, id. 28, 7: ex portu educere, Caes. B. C. 1, 57: subducere, id. B. G. 5, 11: subducere in aridum, id. ib. 4, 29: agere, to work a ship, Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 114: mercibus implere, Juv. 14, 288: solvere, to set sail, Caes. B. C. 3, 6; so, naves leni vento solverunt, id. B. G. 4, 28: mea Hodie solutast navis, Plaut. Stich. 3, 1, 16: navem appellere ad aliquem locum, to land, Cic. Att. 13, 21, 3: applicare terrae, Liv. 28, 17: appellere litori, Curt. 4, 2, 24: navem fregit, was shipwrecked, cast away, Ter. And. 1, 3, 17: in portu evertere, Cic. de Or. 1, 38, 174: impingere, Quint. 4, 1, 61: deprimere, Tac. H. 4, 79: gubernare et salvam in portu collocare, Cic. Pis. 9, 20: remis incitare, Caes. B. G. 4, 25: in navibus vehi, Cic. N. D. 3, 37, 89: e navi egredi, id. Vatin. 5, 12: lassus sum hercle e navi, from my voyage, Plaut. Am. 1, 1, 173: navis cursum suum tenens, Cic. Planc. 39, 94: navem statuere, to heave to, Plaut. Bacch. 2, 3, 57: navium tutela, the image of a deity placed on the stern of the vessel, under whose protection the ship was placed, Ov. Tr. 1, 10, 1; cf. id. H. 16, 112; Val. Fl. 1, 301. The proper badge of a vessel, after which it was named, was placed on the prow: Aeneia puppis Prima tenet rostro Phrygios subjuncta leones. Verg. A. 10, 157; cf. id. ib. 5, 116 sq.: TRIREME MARTE, Inscr. Mur. 780, 5.—Prov.: navibus atque quadrigis petere aliquid, i. e. with all one's power, with might and main, Hor. Ep. 1, 11, 28; cf. Juv. 9, 131: navem perforare quā ipse quis naviget, i. e. to do one's self an injury, Cic. Fragm. ap. Quint. 8, 6, 47: navem mortuo applicare, to rescue a drowned man from the water, i. e. to bring assistance when too late, Quint. Decl. 12, 23.

Transf. = pudenda muliebria, Plaut. Men. 2, 3, 51; id. Rud. 2, 3, 24; Macr. S. 2, 5.

Navis Argolica, or simply Navis, the ship Argo, placed among the constellations, Cic. Arat. 277.

Trop., of political affairs: una navis est jam bonorum omnium, Cic. Fam. 12, 25, 5: navis rei publicae fluctuans in alto tempestatibus seditionum ac discordiarum, id. Sest. 20, 46.