navy

navy
1. noun
a) A countrys entire sea force, including ships and personnel.
b) A governmental department in charge of a countrys sea force.
a) Having the dark blue colour of navy blue.

The cover is as navy as a bruise.

b) Belonging to the navy; typical of the navy.

The morning shadow on his chin was almost as navy as his heavy-lidded eyes, his cheekbones exquisitely sculptured in his haughty face.

See Also: navicular, nonnaval

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