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Although marble is usually more expensive than granite or limestone, the elegance of its unique veiny pattern in addition to its longevity makes it a popular choice for homeowners.
My eyes were woozy as I woke up, and I saw these spindly, veiny legs in slippers and a nightgown.Bruce Dern’s Long, Strange Trip to Leading Man in Alexander Payne’s ‘Nebraska’|Marlow Stern|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In others, it is loose and veiny, and is readily broken up with iron bars and sledges.
A variety (danica) with stalked, deltoid leaves and an oval veiny pod, is plentiful in some places.The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux
Seizing the great veiny hand, I covered it with kisses, and he squeezed mine hard in return.Youth|Leo Tolstoy
Calyx herbaceous, closely investing the globose berry (or most of it), obscurely if at all veiny.
Paint the veiny side of the leaf with a camel-hair brush, and lay it, with the painted side down, on a piece of clean paper.Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million|Sarah Josepha Hale