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  • adjective Not veined; not having veins
  • adjective geology Not having a geological vein.


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  • The stone which formed the well might have been quartz, or even some kind of unveined marble.

    Tales of Known Space Niven, Larry 1975

  • The unveined hands held the flowers with the upright, unselfconscious grip of a child; the boy's lips were slightly parted in a half-smile, tranquil and secretive.

    She Closed Her Eyes 2010

  • Harry gaped upward at the shining, unveined, white marble walls of the palace, rising two stories to a battlemented wall above the huge bronze doors.

    This Scepter'd Isle Lackey, Mercedes 2004

  • Those eyes could truly have been of glass, so unveined and polished they seemed - like a sky of summer drought.

    The Shadow of the Torturer Wolfe, Gene 1980

  • It was like a palace of light, of which the framework or skeleton was of white unveined marble.

    Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2 John Wilson 1819


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