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cassis tutissima virtus

English translation: virtue is the safest helmet

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Latin term or phrase:cassis tutissima virtus
English translation:virtue is the safest helmet
Entered by: Egmont
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20:58 Aug 26, 2002
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Latin term or phrase: cassis tutissima virtus
family motto on crest
jennifer
virtue is the safest helmet
Explanation:
this is the literal translation.

So to render it in idiomatic English:

A virtuous man is safe from danger... or something along those lines
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Local time: 20:29
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5 +5virtue is the safest helmet
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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +5
virtue is the safest helmet


Explanation:
this is the literal translation.

So to render it in idiomatic English:

A virtuous man is safe from danger... or something along those lines


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