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A town of central Colorado west of Denver near Vail Mountain, a peak about 3,432 m (11,260 ft) high. It is a popular ski area and mountain resort.
v. vailed, vail·ing, vails Archaic
1. To lower (a banner, for example).
2. To doff (one's hat) as a token of respect or submission.
1. To descend; lower.
2. To doff one's hat.
1. to lower (something, such as a weapon), esp as a sign of deference or submission
2. to remove (the hat, cap, etc) as a mark of respect or meekness
[c14 valen, from obsolete avalen, from Old French avaler to let fall, from Latin ad vallem, literally: to the valley, that is, down, from ad to + vallis valley]
an archaic word for avail
an archaic spelling of veil
Archaic. to take off or doff (one's hat), as in respect.
[1300–50; Middle English valen, aph. variant of avalen < Middle French avaler to move down]
1. a veil.v.t.
2. to veil.
Past participle: vailed