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- (sometimes in combination) Having veins or veinlike markings.
- veined cheese, veined marble
- 1593, William Shakespeare, Venus and Adonis,
- 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,
- A queenly creature with her quiet grace,
- And dazzling white hand veined cerulean:
- 1920, Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence, Book I, Chapter 1,
- For a moment he silently scrutinised the attentive group out of his filmy blue eyes overhung by old veined lids […]
having veins or veinlike markings
- simple past tense and past participle of