Gives Podsnap to understand that he, veneering, formed his political opinions while sitting at the feet of him, Podsnap.
I had thought that at least it would be caked on the outside of it like a kind of veneering.
There was a specious justice in them veneering their cruelty; I am glad to say that I gave utterance to none of them.
If a person be honest and trustworthy, the art of veneering is almost beyond his grasp.
For rabbits I wrap the trees with paper or veneering, and for borers I mound the tree up.
veneering expresses his inability ever to acknowledge this last service.
Some pretty effects were now obtained by veneering, which was largely coming into practice.
veneering is talking with his other next neighbour, and she speaks in a low voice.
And, indeed, veneering is much relieved in mind to find that Podsnap betrays no jealousy of Twemlow's elevation.
How much better to have had a thin tablet or veneering of marble or iron adjusted to the back of the book.
1702, from German Furnier, from furnieren "to cover with a veneer, inlay," from French fournir "to furnish, accomplish," from Middle French fornir "to furnish," from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German frumjan "to provide;" see furnish). A word batted back and forth from German to French to German. Figurative sense of "mere outward show of some good quality" is attested from 1868. The verb is recorded from 1728.
veneer ve·neer (və-nēr')
A layer of tooth-colored material, usually porcelain or acrylic resin, attached to and covering the surface of a metal crown or natural tooth structure.