Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An incenseboat; a navicula.
  • n. Same as marquise, 3.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • German Victorian Scrap of matte olive green ivy and brown Baroque border; 3 yards of ribbon; 4 brass snowflake charms, 2 plastic leaves and a white glass "navette"; 4 cards and coordinating envelopes and 2 glittery bird tags; a collage sheet of vintage, French holiday postcards; and a rubber stamp of snowflakes I got from a French dictionary!

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  • By the time we arrived in the coastal town of Hyérès to catch the navette, * I'd long since gotten over the novelty of the wacky, homemade hunting implement.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Rebelotte re-coup de file, la navette ne dessert pas notre hotel.

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  • Il y avait environ 5-10 minutes de navette entre les deux hotels ... pourtant ... pas de * Shino* ...

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  • Elle me dit qu'elle est au campanile ou on a mangé la veille et qu'elle sera donc la dans quelques minutes, des que la nouvelle navette sera la.

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  • Elle me rappelle quelques minutes plus tard pour me dire qu'elle a ce qu'il faut et qu'elle est dans la navette du retour.

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  • By the time we arrived in the coastal town of Hyérès to catch the navette,* I'd long since gotten over the novelty of the wacky, homemade hunting implement.

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  • Round stones, if their angles are correct, are more brilliant than stones of other contour such as square or cushion shape, or navette or heart shape.

    A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public

  • He had been living at Petit Val throughout the whole campaign, and was still there looking after our interests, _faisant la navette_ between Petit Val, Paris, and Versailles at his will.

    In the Courts of Memory, 1858 1875; from Contemporary Letters

  • That day there arrived a _navette_ from Pegu, in which came Cornelius Franke, by whom we were informed that the king of

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 08

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