vailed


vailed

verb (used with object)

  1. to let sink; lower.
  2. Archaic. to take off or doff (one’s hat), as in respect or submission.

verb (used with or without object)

  1. to be of use or profit; avail.

noun

  1. a tip; gratuity.

noun

  1. a veil.

verb (used with object)

  1. to veil.

verb (tr) obsolete

  1. to lower (something, such as a weapon), esp as a sign of deference or submission
  2. to remove (the hat, cap, etc) as a mark of respect or meekness

noun, verb

  1. an archaic word for avail

noun, verb

  1. an archaic spelling of veil
n.

“advantage, profit,” early 15c., from vail (v.) “to be of use or service” (c.1300), from Old French vail, from valoir “to be of value or worth” (see value (n.)).

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