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Definition of the noun Vail

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  1. [obsolete] profit; return; proceeds.
  2. [obsolete] submission

Definition of the verb Vail

What does Vail mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: vailed | vailing | vails

  1. [intransitive, obsolete] To yield.
  2. [transitive, obsolete] To remove as a sign of deference, as a hat.


  1. Vail: The Town of Vail is a Home Rule Municipality in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. The population of the town was 5,305 in 2010. The town was established and built as the base village to Vail Ski Resort, with which it was originally conceived. Vail Ski Resort's first season was in December, 1962; it is the third largest ski mountain in North America.
  2. Vail is a city in Crawford County, Iowa, United States. The population was 436 at the 2010 census.

There are other places with in their name, like Vail Township.

Phrases with Vail

  1. Vail Lake Ceanothus
  2. Miss Vail's Hawthorn

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Vail

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Google previewInsiders' Guide® to Denver, 9th (2009)

by Linda Castrone

Modeled after a Tyrolean village, Vail is a charming town that caters to pedestrians. Free buses link all the base areas and run from morning to late ...

Google previewThe Eagle River Valley (2008)

by Shirley Welch, Eagle County Historical Society

Today Vail is an incorporated town and one of the world's ...

Google previewThe Breakaway (2014)

by Nicole Cooke

Vail is a ski resort in winter and so we were accommodated in chalets. One morning, a member of staff came in and told us to turn on the TV. What we saw was horrifying. We watched live as the second plane went into the South Tower during ...

Google previewSnowshoeing Colorado (2004)

by Claire Walter

VAIL IS AN ISLAND OF LUXURY in the middle of a wild, mountainous sea. What started as a small ski development along Gore Creek in 1962 has grown into the largest ski resort in the United States — and one of the giants in the skiing world.

Google previewSki North America (2003)

The Ultimate Travel Guide by David Holyoak

A LIFE IS A HALF-PIPE Vail is a mecca for boarders and not just for freestylers in the terrain park - though the two halfpipes at Adventure Ridge are impressive enough. RESTAURANTS AMERICAN RESTAURANTS BARTS & YETI'S BULLY ...

Google previewWhich Word Shall I Use? (2012)

by Marisa Dunn

Vail is a ski resort in northern Colorado. Veil is a piece of sheer, thin, material worn over the head, shoulders and face for concealment; a veil is worn on the head by the bride getting married; a veil is part of a nun's headdress, which covers the ...

Google previewFodor's Colorado (2012)

by Jad Davenport, Martha Schindler Connors, Kyle Wagner

The most obvious distinction is the look: Vail is a Bavarian-inspired village, whereas Aspen is an overgrown mining town. Vail is full of politicians—it's where Gerald Ford, Dan Quayle, and john Sununu ...

Google previewReports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of California (1872)

Vail is a necessary party; but in the view we take of the case this point is not material, as we are of opinion that the mortgage cannot be enforced. It is unnecessary to go into the question of the effect of the ...

Google previewReel Justice (2006)

The Courtroom Goes to the Movies by Paul Bergman, Michael Asimow

To the public, Vail is a brilliant criminal-defense lawyer and Chicago's most eligible bachelor.

Google previewThe New York Mets Encyclopedia (2001)

by Peter C. Bjarkman

Mike Vail flashed considerable promise in the outfield and at the plate as 1975 International Player of the Year, and in the process, earned a call-up to the majors in August of that same year. The right-handed outfielder immediately seized the ...

Google previewA DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, Answering at Once the Purposes of RHYMING, SPELLING AND PRONOUNCING. On a PLAN Not Hitherto Attempted (1775)

In Which, I. The Whole LANGUAGE is Arranged According to Its TERMINATIONS II. Every WORD is Explained and Divided Into SYLLABLES Exactly as Pronounced. III. Multitudes of WORDS Liable to a DOUBLE PRONUNCIATION are Fixed in Their TRUE SOUND by a Rhyme. IV.Several Words of Established Usage, Not to be Found in Our Best Dictionaries, are Inserted, and Most Difficult Words Rendered Easy to be Pronounced by Being Classed According to Their Endings. TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A Copious INTRODUCTION to the Various Uses of the Work, with Critical and Practical OBSERVATIONS on Orthography, Syllabication, Pronunciation, and Rhyme; And for the Purposes of Poetry is Added an INDEX of ALLOWABLE RHYMES. With Authorities for Their Usage from Our Best Authors by John Walker

Vent Vail Part of the helmet made to lift up, f. To cur-tail / To cut short ; to shorten, v. a. ...

Google previewA rhyming dictionary (1824)

by John Walker

Vail A covering to conceal ; a perquisite, s. To vail To cover ; let fall ; yield, v. A-vail' Advantage ; benefit ; service, s.

Google previewA Dictionary of Important Names, Objects, and Terms, Found in the Holy Scriptures (1830)

Intended Principally for Youth by Howard Malcolm

VAIL, or VEIL, whatever covers or hides any thing from being seen. The vail, which divided the holy of holies from the holy place in the Jewish tabernacle, was a type of the human nature of Christ, and also of the separation between Jews and ...

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Vail Meaning

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Sign language

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Quotes about Vail

Once I was lost
But now i am found
Once my heart was full
But now it is in pieces
Once I loved you
But now I hate you (Margaret Smith Vail)
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Scrabble value of V4A1I1L1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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