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King James Dictionary

Navy

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NAVY, n. Gr. From to swim. To swim then is to move up and down.

1. A fleet of ships an assemblage of merchantmen, or so many as sail in company.

The navy of Hiram brought gold from Ophir. 1 Kings 10 .

2. The whole of the ships of war belonging to a nation or king. The navy of Great Britain is the defense of the kingdom and its commerce. This is the usual acceptation of the word.

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Entry for 'Navy'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/n/navy.html.

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