Part of speech: verb

To cover with a veil; hide; disguise.

Part of speech: noun

A piece of thin fabric, worn over the face; a screen; also, a disguise.

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Usage examples "veil":

  1. I would ask you to- night, but-" she hesitated, and Lucy let down her veil. - "Love Me Little, Love Me Long", Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English.
  2. A large hat, over which a veil was thrown, made it impossible to distinguish her features; and still Sans- Cravate said to himself as he looked after her: " It seems to me that I know that woman." - "San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams", Charles Paul de Kock.
  3. She had seen but one servant at the house and in his presence had worn a light veil. - "The Long Lane's Turning", Hallie Erminie Rives.