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Syllabification: veil·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈvāliNG

Definition of veiling in English:


A light gauzy fabric or fine lace used for veils.
Example sentences
  • A piece of veiling fell across her face, and she brushed it away with an impatient hand.
  • He flopped down on the couch looking at the veiling.

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