Examples from the Web for nervi
Vectigalia nervi sunt reipublic—Taxes are the 50 sinews of the commonwealth.
Hanc sæpius ossa, musculi, nervi; illam tori quidam, et quasi jubæ decent.A Dialogue Concerning Oratory, Or The Causes Of Corrupt Eloquence|Cornelius Tacitus
Nervi traces its antiquity to the yet problematical time of Job.Reminiscences of Glass-making|Deming Jarves
At Nervi they have pease, strawberries, &c. all the year round.
The English dictionary is prodigiously defective—Nervi desunt.