Definitions for veil

Definitions for (noun) veil

Main entry: head covering, veil

Definition: a garment that covers the head and face

Main entry: humeral veil, veil

Definition: a vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawl

Main entry: embryonic membrane, veil, caul

Definition: the inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)

Main entry: veil, velum

Definition: a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms

Definitions for (verb) veil

Main entry: obliterate, obscure, veil, blot out, hide

Definition: make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing

Usage: a hidden message; a veiled threat

Main entry: veil

Definition: to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil

Usage: women in Afghanistan veil their faces

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