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  Definition of veil
  1. a garment that covers the head and face
  2. a vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawl
  3. the inner embryonic membrane of higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)
  4. make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat"
  5. to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil; "women in Afghanistan veil their faces"
Similar Words: head covering, humeral veil, caul, embryonic membrane, obscure, blot out, obliterate, hide

 

Hyponyms: chador, chadar, chaddar, chuddar, face veil, yashmak, yashmac

 

Entailments: cover

 

Part Meronyms: placenta

 

Derivational Morphology: concealment, concealing, hiding, humeral veil, head covering

 

Anagrams: evil, Levi, live, vile

 

 
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