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Veil (n.) Something hung up, or spread out, to intercept the view, and hide an object; a cover; a curtain; esp., a screen, usually of gauze, crape, or similar diaphnous material, to hide or protect the face.
Veil (n.) A cover; disguise; a mask; a pretense.
Veil (n.) The calyptra of mosses.
Veil (n.) A membrane connecting the margin of the pileus of a mushroom with the stalk; -- called also velum.
Veil (n.) A covering for a person or thing; as, a nun's veil; a paten veil; an altar veil.
Veil (n.) Same as Velum, 3.
Veil (n.) To throw a veil over; to cover with a veil.
Veil (n.) Fig.: To invest; to cover; to hide; to conceal.
Veiled (imp. & p. p.) of Veil
Veiled (a.) Covered by, or as by, a veil; hidden.