vail

vail
vail
vail1 [vāl]
vi.
[ME vailen < pres. indic. stem of OFr valoir, to be of worth: see AVAIL]
Archaic to be of use, service, or profit; avail
n.
Archaic a tip; gratuity
vail2 [vāl]
vt.
[ME valen < OFr valer or aphetic < avaler, to descend < à val, down < L ad vallum, lit., to the valley] Archaic
1. to lower; let sink or fall down
2. to take off or tip (one's hat, etc.) as a sign of respect or submission
vail3 [vāl]
n., vt.
obs. sp. of VEIL

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  • Vail — steht für: Vail (Berg), Berg in den Rocky Mountains Vail steht für mehrere Ort in den Vereinigten Staaten: Vail (Arizona) Vail (Arkansas) Vail (Colorado) Vail (Iowa) Vail (Michigan) Vail (Washington) im weiteren Sinn für Vail Pass, Gebirgspass in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vail — Vail, AZ U.S. Census Designated Place in Arizona Population (2000): 2484 Housing Units (2000): 906 Land area (2000): 18.205051 sq. miles (47.150863 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 18.205051 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Vail — Vail, v. t. [Aphetic form of avale. See {Avale}, {Vale}.] [Written also {vale}, and {veil}.] 1. To let fail; to allow or cause to sink. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Vail your regard Upon a wronged, I would fain have said, a maid! Shak. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vail — Vail, v. i. To yield or recede; to give place; to show respect by yielding, uncovering, or the like. [Written also {vale}, and {veil}.] [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Thy convenience must vail to thy neighbor s necessity. South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vail — es un pueblo del centro oeste de Colorado, Estados Unidos, emplazado en las Montañas Rocosas al oeste de Denver. Fue fundado como centro turístico en 1962 y construido al estilo de una villa alpina. El terreno para esquiar alrededor de la montaña …   Wikipedia Español

  • Vail, AZ — U.S. Census Designated Place in Arizona Population (2000): 2484 Housing Units (2000): 906 Land area (2000): 18.205051 sq. miles (47.150863 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 18.205051 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Vail, CO — U.S. town in Colorado Population (2000): 4531 Housing Units (2000): 5389 Land area (2000): 4.535670 sq. miles (11.747331 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.535670 sq. miles (11.747331 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Vail, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 452 Housing Units (2000): 196 Land area (2000): 0.559407 sq. miles (1.448857 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.559407 sq. miles (1.448857 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • vail — “advantage, profit,” early 15c., from vail (v.) “to be of use or service” (c.1300), from O.Fr. vail, from valoir “to be of value or worth” (see VALUE (Cf. value) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Vail — Vail, n. Submission; decline; descent. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vail — Vail, n. & v. t. Same as {Veil}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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