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Velox

[vee-loks] /ˈvi lɒks/
Trademark.
1.
a brand of photographic print that has been screened for reproduction as a line cut.
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  • The horse, Velox by name, was far and away better than any other he had ever possessed.

    The Kentucky Ranger Edward T. Curnick
  • On the other hand, Velox got to know, trust, love and obey his master.

    The Kentucky Ranger Edward T. Curnick
  • Now George knew that the time had come for Velox to use his utmost powers.

    The Kentucky Ranger Edward T. Curnick
  • My barn was broken into about midnight and my horses Velox and Dolly stolen from it.

    The Kentucky Ranger Edward T. Curnick
  • With this he again drove the spurs into Velox's side, and was off.

    The Kentucky Ranger Edward T. Curnick
  • They then reopened the barn door, and Turner led Velox into the yard.

    The Kentucky Ranger Edward T. Curnick
  • The Velox will then leave at once for Jaffa with the six gentlemen.

    When It Was Dark Guy Thorne
  • Our specimen of the Sharp-shinned Hawk is referred to Velox on the basis of the reddish, maculated breast, sides, and thighs.

  • The son was delighted with the gift, and took the best care of Velox, often feeding him with his own hand.

    The Kentucky Ranger Edward T. Curnick
  • They see a horse's brown head and shoulders pass the line, then a black head appears, and Velox has won by a neck's length.

    The Kentucky Ranger Edward T. Curnick
Word Origin and History for Velox
n.

type of paper made by a process patented 1893 by Leo Baekeland, who sold it to George Eastman in 1899 for $1 million and used the money to build the laboratory where he made great discoveries in plastics (see Bakelite).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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