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vealy

[vee-lee] /ˈvi li/
adjective
1.
resembling veal.
2.
Informal. young or immature:
a vealy youth.
Origin of vealy
1760-1770
1760-70; veal + -y1
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  • His skin was vealy in complexion, and he had wiry hair of a russet-red.

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  • Her rector was to officiate, assisted by the vealy young man who had just graduated from the theological seminary.

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