Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
fourniren, fr. F.
fournirto furnish. See
To overlay or plate with a thin layer of wood or other material for outer finish or decoration;
as, to. Used also figuratively.
veneera piece of furniture with mahogany
As a rogue in grain
Veneeredwith sanctimonious theory.
A thin leaf or layer of a more valuable or beautiful material for overlaying an inferior one, especially such a thin leaf of wood to be glued to a cheaper wood; hence, external show; gloss; false pretense.
any moth of the genus
Chilo; – so called because the mottled colors resemble those of veneering.
Webster 1828 Edition
To inlay; to lay thin slices or leaves of fine wood of different kinds on a ground of common wood.