Definition of veel
1. veil [ v ] to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil
Examples: "a conspiracy of silence veiling it"
(Herald Press Tracts, Scottdale, Pa....)
And if our gospel also is veiled , it is veiled only to those who are perishing .
And if our gospel also is veiled , it is veiled only to those who are perishing .Synonyms veil Related Terms unveil hide cover
2. veil [ n ] a garment that covers the head and faceUsed in print:
(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)
In_particular he sought the gentle , sweet-faced nuns , with head_coverings and veils coming to the middle of their foreheads , remembering their expressions until he reached home and set them down on paper .
(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)
It bulks under a veil of thin , new grass , like some embarrassing fact of physicalness , and I think Mrs._Pastern set_out the statuary to soften its meaning .Synonyms veil head_covering Related Terms garment yashmak face_veil chadar
3. veil [ v ] make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
Examples: "a hidden message" "a veiled threat"
4. veil [ n ] the inner embryonic membrane of higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)Synonyms veil fetal_membrane embryonic_membrane caul Related Terms membrane fetal_membrane placenta fetus
5. veil [ n ] a vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawlSynonyms veil humeral_veil Related Terms vestment
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