What does the word unveil mean?

Usage examples for unveil

  1. As he comes to life again, inquiring whether he will be allowed to see Amfortas, Gurnemanz tells him that the knights are to assemble once more in the temple, as of old, to celebrate Titurel's obsequies, and that Amfortas has solemnly promised to unveil the Holy Grail, although at the cost of suffering to himself. – Stories of the Wagner Opera by H. A. Guerber
  2. Leo looked about him desperately, till his eyes fell upon the mocking face of Atene, who cried- Bid her unveil, my lord. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  3. " Unveil the statue, Delrose," whispered Lord Rivers; for society was watching and listening with itching ears for more, and a pinfall could have been heard. – A Heart-Song of To-day by Annie Gregg Savigny