Ceil v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ceiled p. pr. & vb. n. Ceiling.]
1. To overlay or cover the inner side of the roof of; to furnish with a ceiling; as, to ceil a room.
The greater house he ceiled with fir tree. --2 Chron. iii. 5
2. To line or finish a surface, as of a wall, with plaster, stucco, thin boards, or the like.