Vail in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Vail

to lower an item or oneself as a form of respect, acknowledgment, or mourning

Examples of Vail in a sentence

Citizens vail the flag in mourning when important political figures pass away.  🔊

The knight began to vail down on one knee to offer his loyalty and service to the king.  🔊

The patriotic man lost respect for anyone who did not vail the flag on Memorial Day to honor those soldiers who died in past wars.  🔊

Men should vail their hats before entering a church as a show of respect to the religion and God.  🔊

In Game of Thrones, Ned Stark was forced to vail on his knees before Joffrey in exchange for his freedom, but he was beheaded instead.  🔊

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