Definitions for vailveɪl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vailveɪl(v.t.)

  1. Archaic. to take off or doff (one's hat), as in respect.

Origin of vail:

1300–50; ME valen, aph. var. of avalen < MF avaler to move down

vail*veɪl

  1. (n.)a veil.

  2. (v.t.)to veil.

* Obs..

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vail

    same as Veil

  2. Vail(noun)

    avails; profit; return; proceeds

  3. Vail(noun)

    an unexpected gain or acquisition; a casual advantage or benefit; a windfall

  4. Vail(noun)

    money given to servants by visitors; a gratuity; -- usually in the plural

  5. Vail(verb)

    to let fail; to allow or cause to sink

  6. Vail(verb)

    to lower, or take off, in token of inferiority, reverence, submission, or the like

  7. Vail(verb)

    to yield or recede; to give place; to show respect by yielding, uncovering, or the like

  8. Vail(noun)

    submission; decline; descent

Freebase

  1. Vail

    The Town of Vail is a Home Rule Municipality in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. The population of the town was 5,305 in 2010. The town was established and built as the base village to Vail Ski Resort, with which it was originally conceived. Vail Ski Resort's first season was in December, 1962 and it is the second largest ski mountain in North America.

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