Origin: ME celen < OFr celer, to conceal < L celare (see conceal); prob. infl. by L caelum, heaven (see celestial) & OFr celer < L caelare, to carve
See ceil in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb ceiled, ceil·ing, ceils
Origin: Middle English celen
Origin: , probably from Old French *celer
Origin: , from Latin caelāre, to carve
Origin: , from caelum, chisel; see Caelum.
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