ceil

ceil

[seel]
verb (used with object)
1.
to overlay (the ceiling of a building or room) with wood, plaster, etc.
2.
to provide with a ceiling.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English celen to cover, to panel < ?

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ceil (siːl)
 
vb
1.  to line (a ceiling) with plaster, boarding, etc
2.  to provide with a ceiling
 
[C15 celen, perhaps back formation from ceiling]

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