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- n. Plural form of veld.
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"Travel posters plastered the smoke-dark walls, like so many picture windows overlooking Swiss lakes and Japanese mountains and African velds, and thick, dusty bottle-candles, that seemed for centuries to have wept their colored waxes red over blue over green in a fine, three-dimensional lace, cast a circle of light round each table where the faces floated, flushed and flamelike themselves." page.
[Sidenote: Effect of winds on climate.] [Sidenote: The velds.]
(six); young Hugo; "Gelijk een bloem des velds" ( "As for man his days are as grass; as a flower of the field so he flourisheth")