veined

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veined (comparative more veined, superlative most veined)

  1. (sometimes in combination) Having veins or veinlike markings.
    veined cheese, veined marble
    • 1593, William Shakespeare, Venus and Adonis,[1]
      These blue-vein’d violets whereon we lean
      Never can blab, nor know not what we mean.
    • 1856, Gerald Massey, Craigcrook Castle, London: David Bogue, p. 15,[2]
      A queenly creature with her quiet grace,
      And dazzling white hand veined cerulean:
    • 1920, Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence, Book I, Chapter 1,[3]
      For a moment he silently scrutinised the attentive group out of his filmy blue eyes overhung by old veined lids []

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veined

  1. simple past tense and past participle of vein

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