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 veil veil

noun

  • () a garment that covers the head and face  ( head covering, veil )
    a garment that covers the head and face
  • a vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawl  ( humeral veil, veil )
    a vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawl
  • the inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)  ( caul, embryonic membrane, veil )
    the inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)
  • a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms  ( veil, velum )
    a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms
  • verb

  • () to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil  ( veil )
    to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil
     women in Afghanistan veil their faces
    women in Afghanistan veil their faces
  • make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing  ( hide, obscure, veil, obliterate, blot out )
    make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
     a hidden message
    a hidden message
     a veiled threat
    a veiled threat