Veneered
Veneer Ve*neer", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Veneered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Veneering}.] [G. furnieren, fourniren, fr. F. fournir to furnish. See {Furnish}.] To overlay or plate with a thin layer of wood or other material for outer finish or decoration; as, to veneer a piece of furniture with mahogany. Used also figuratively. [1913 Webster]

As a rogue in grain Veneered with sanctimonious theory. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


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