Origin of naval
Examples from the Web for naval
Editor's Note: This story had been amended to clarify Jeffrey Wright's Naval service.
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.
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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’|Clive Irving|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One hundred and eight persons were killed and ninety-two wounded, most of them members of the English naval service.
The naval officer was there because the hour of the midday meal on board the cruiser did not coincide with lunch time on shore.A Rock in the Baltic|Robert Barr
In 1911 naval policy was, for the first time, one of the vexed questions in a general election.All Afloat|William Wood
The month of May, 1915, saw new characters enter the theatres of naval warfare.
It was soon evident to the Australians that this was intended to be a German naval station and military post of great importance."Over There" with the Australians|R. Hugh Knyvett
British Dictionary definitions for naval
Word Origin for naval
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.