Voyage Voy"age (?; 48), n. [OE. veage, viage, OF. veage, viage, veiage, voiage, F. voyage, LL. viaticum, fr. L. viaticum traveling money, provision for a journey, from viaticus belonging to a road or journey, fr. via way, akin to E. way. See {Way}, n., and cf. {Convey}, {Deviate}, {Devious}, {Envoy}, {Trivial}, {Viaduct}, {Viaticum}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Formerly, a passage either by sea or land; a journey, in general; but not chiefly limited to a passing by sea or water from one place, port, or country, to another; especially, a passing or journey by water to a distant place or country. [1913 Webster]

I love a sea voyage and a blustering tempest. --J. Fletcher. [1913 Webster]

So steers the prudent crane Her annual voyage, borne on winds. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

All the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. The act or practice of traveling. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Nations have interknowledge of one another by voyage into foreign parts, or strangers that come to them. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

3. Course; way. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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