Origin of naval
Examples from the Web for naval
Editor's Note: This story had been amended to clarify Jeffrey Wright's Naval service.The Navy ‘Hero’ Who Pimped an HIV-Positive Teen
December 11, 2014
However, there has been a lot of work done since the report was released, the naval architect said.
“This is an area that the Navy is taking seriously,” one naval architect familiar with the design told The Daily Beast.
She entered into the Naval Reserve of the Royal Canadian Navy at 17 while still in high school.The Making of Kiesza: From Navy Sharpshooter to Beauty Queen to Pop Diva
October 20, 2014
Churchill welcomed the approach and immediately continued the exchanges using the code name “naval person.”Blood and War: The Hard Truth About ‘Boots on the Ground’
September 22, 2014
We now loaded with naval stores, and cleared again for Liverpool.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
Now, the Government of Quebec is neither a naval nor a military power.The Hunted Outlaw
He was a naval officer, and he had brought me a sailor who had been wounded at the fort of Ivry.My Double Life
Madden realized he was seeing what every landsman dreams of seeing: a naval battle.The Cruise of the Dry Dock
T. S. Stribling
Naval activity in the northern waters of Europe did not abate.
- of, relating to, characteristic of, or having a navy
- of or relating to ships; nautical
Word Origin and History for naval
early 15c., from Old French naval (14c.) and directly from Latin navalis "pertaining to a ship or ships," from navis "ship," from PIE *nau- "boat" (cf. Sanskrit nauh, accusative navam "ship, boat;" Armenian nav "ship;" Greek naus "ship," nautes "sailor;" Old Irish nau "ship;" Welsh noe "a flat vessel;" Old Norse nor "ship"). An Old English word for "naval" was scipherelic.