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[vee-loks] /ˈvi lɒks/
a brand of photographic print that has been screened for reproduction as a line cut. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • This little hawk is one of the most active of the family, and from this fact it gets its name (Velox), meaning swift.

    Western Bird Guide Chester A. (Chester Albert) Reed, Harry F. Harvey, and Rex I. Brasher
  • On the other hand, Velox got to know, trust, love and obey his master.

    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
  • My barn was broken into about midnight and my horses Velox and Dolly stolen from it.

    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
  • With this he again drove the spurs into Velox's side, and was off.

    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 horse, Velox by name, was far and away better than any other he had ever possessed.

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

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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