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ave atque vale

[ah-we aht-kwe wah-le; English ey-vee at-kwee vey-lee, ah-vey aht-kwey vah-ley] /ˈɑ wɛ ˈɑt kwɛ ˈwɑ lɛ; English ˈeɪ vi ˈæt kwi ˈveɪ li, ˈɑ veɪ ˈɑt kweɪ ˈvɑ leɪ/
interjection, Latin.
1.
hail and farewell.
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  • Keats sighs after ‘Poor Tom’ as well as he whose ‘Frater ave atque vale’ continues sighing down to these times.

  • ave atque vale—that was the inscription rudely cut within its round.

    Beatrice H. Rider Haggard
  • "You will have to do many things you don't like before you say your ave atque vale," she remarked.

    The Quickening Francis Lynde
  • Finished the memorial lines on Julia ending "ave atque vale."

    Lost Diaries Maurice Baring

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