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ceil

 (sēl)
tr.v. ceiled, ceil·ing, ceils
1. To provide or cover with a ceiling.
2. Nautical To provide (a ship) with interior planking or lining.

[Middle English celen, probably from Old French *celer, from Latin caelāre, to carve, from caelum, chisel; see Caelum.]
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ceil

(siːl)
vb (tr)
1. (Building) to line (a ceiling) with plaster, boarding, etc
2. (Building) to provide with a ceiling
[C15 celen, perhaps back formation from ceiling]
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ceil

(sil)

v.t.
to overlay (the ceiling of a building or room) with wood, plaster, etc.
[1400–50; late Middle English celen to cover, panel]
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ceil


Past participle: ceiled
Gerund: ceiling

Imperative
ceil
ceil
Present
I ceil
you ceil
he/she/it ceils
we ceil
you ceil
they ceil
Preterite
I ceiled
you ceiled
he/she/it ceiled
we ceiled
you ceiled
they ceiled
Present Continuous
I am ceiling
you are ceiling
he/she/it is ceiling
we are ceiling
you are ceiling
they are ceiling
Present Perfect
I have ceiled
you have ceiled
he/she/it has ceiled
we have ceiled
you have ceiled
they have ceiled
Past Continuous
I was ceiling
you were ceiling
he/she/it was ceiling
we were ceiling
you were ceiling
they were ceiling
Past Perfect
I had ceiled
you had ceiled
he/she/it had ceiled
we had ceiled
you had ceiled
they had ceiled
Future
I will ceil
you will ceil
he/she/it will ceil
we will ceil
you will ceil
they will ceil
Future Perfect
I will have ceiled
you will have ceiled
he/she/it will have ceiled
we will have ceiled
you will have ceiled
they will have ceiled
Future Continuous
I will be ceiling
you will be ceiling
he/she/it will be ceiling
we will be ceiling
you will be ceiling
they will be ceiling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ceiling
you have been ceiling
he/she/it has been ceiling
we have been ceiling
you have been ceiling
they have been ceiling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ceiling
you will have been ceiling
he/she/it will have been ceiling
we will have been ceiling
you will have been ceiling
they will have been ceiling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ceiling
you had been ceiling
he/she/it had been ceiling
we had been ceiling
you had been ceiling
they had been ceiling
Conditional
I would ceil
you would ceil
he/she/it would ceil
we would ceil
you would ceil
they would ceil
Past Conditional
I would have ceiled
you would have ceiled
he/she/it would have ceiled
we would have ceiled
you would have ceiled
they would have ceiled
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
References in classic literature ?
The walls were partially ceiled with thin strips of wood, nicely fitted and finished, partially plastered and the rest covered with a fine, woven cloth.