Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The office of a navarch.
  • noun Nautical skill or experience.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Nautical skill or experience.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete Nautical skill or experience.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

Examples

  • You are to be made expert in "graving, etching, carving, embossing, and moulding in sundry matters," in "grinding of glasses dioptrical and catoptrical," in "navarchy and making models for building and rigging of ships," in "anatomy, making skeletons, and excarnating bowels;" but you miss all that Milton would have taught you of Latin and

    The Life of John Milton Volume 3 1643-1649

  • “grinding of glasses dioptrical and catoptrical,” in “navarchy and making models for building and rigging of ships,” in “anatomy, making skeletons, and excarnating bowels;” but you miss all that Milton would have taught you of Latin and Greek, Poetry and Philosophy, Italian and Hebrew, moral magnanimity and spiritual elevation, the History of Nations, and the ways of God to men.

    The Life of John Milton

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