[nav-ee] /ˈnæv i/
noun, plural navvies. British Informal.
an unskilled manual laborer.
noun (pl) -vies
(Brit, informal) a labourer on a building site, excavations, etc
“laborer on a canal or railroad,” 1832, colloquial shortening of navigator (q.v.) in its sense of “one who digs navigation canals.”
[ney-vee] /ˈneɪ vi/ noun, plural navies. 1. the whole body of warships and auxiliaries belonging to a country or ruler. 2. (often initial capital letter) the complete body of such warships together with their officers and enlisted personnel, equipment, yards, etc., constituting the sea power of a nation. 3. (often initial capital letter) the department […]
noun 1. a small, white bean, dried for prolonged storage and prepared for eating by soaking and cooking.
noun 1. a dark blue. noun 1. Sometimes shortened to navy
noun 1. a U.S. Navy decoration awarded for outstanding heroism in operations against an enemy.