Latin, imperative singular of vadere "to go" (see vamoose).
- vacuum tube,
- vade mecum,
- vadose zone,
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French , in the first place as a vade mecum for a princely traveller, the unfortunate Duke of Monmouth.
Since other gentlemen are not more obsequious in gallantry, I hereby tender myself for honour of accompanyist and vade mecum.Baboo Jabberjee, B.A.|F. Anstey
The pharmacopœia was neglected, the vade mecum thrust on one side.Lady Eureka, v. 3 (of 3)|Robert Folkestone Williams
So true is it that statesmen have no concern with pater nosters, the Sermon on the Mount, or the vade mecum of the moralist.
Greece stood in need of the chariot of Thespis, France stands in need of the hackney-coach of Vade.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo