to overlay (the ceiling of a building or room) with wood, plaster, etc.
to provide with a ceiling.
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How to use ceil in a sentence
Pink and ceil blue combined are very pretty, scarlet and gray, deep red and very light blue.The Ladies Book of Useful Information | Anonymous
He piled them together in the centre of his ceil, and then hastened to barricade the second door he had attempted to force.Frederick The Great and His Family | L. Muhlbach
They stared fixedly at the ceil-ing, the table, or the walls of the room.The Northern Iron | George A. Birmingham
British Dictionary definitions for ceil
to line (a ceiling) with plaster, boarding, etc
to provide with a ceiling
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