Origin of veiny
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Examples from the Web for veiny
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’
November 13, 2013
In others, it is loose and veiny, and is readily broken up with iron bars and sledges.
Fat men are scarce in these districts, all having a slender frame and veiny, bleached appearance, with drooping eyelids.Seven Legs Across the Seas
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