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Webster's Dictionary

Veil

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(1):

(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.

(2):

(n.) Fig.: To invest; to cover; to hide; to conceal.

(3):

(n.) A membrane connecting the margin of the pileus of a mushroom with the stalk; - called also velum.

(4):

(n.) The calyptra of mosses.

(5):

(n.) A cover; disguise; a mask; a pretense.

(6):

(n.) A covering for a person or thing; as, a nun's veil; a paten veil; an altar veil.

(7):

(n.) Same as Velum, 3.

(8):

(n.) To throw a veil over; to cover with a veil.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Veil'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/v/veil.html. 1828.

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