veiling

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

veiling

  1. present participle of veil

Noun[edit]

veiling (countable and uncountable, plural veilings)

  1. The act of covering with a veil.
    • 2011, Gwen Seabourne, Imprisoning Medieval Women:
      [] there are several examples of forced veilings of noblewomen and queens from the early Middle Ages.
  2. Material for making veils.

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch veiling, from Middle Dutch veilinge. Equivalent to veil +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

veiling (plural veilings)

  1. auction

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch veilinge. Equivalent to veilen +‎ -ing. Compare West Frisian feiling.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛi̯.lɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: vei‧ling
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯lɪŋ

Noun[edit]

veiling f (plural veilingen, diminutive veilinkje n)

  1. auction (concrete and abstract)
    Synonyms: venditie, vendu
  2. auction house, building or business where auctions are held
    Synonym: venduhuis

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: veiling