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Definitions of veil:
  • noun:   a garment that covers the head and face
  • noun:   a vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawl
  • noun:   the inner embryonic membrane of higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)
  • verb:   to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil
    Example: "Women in Afghanistan veil their faces"
  • verb:   make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
    Example: "A veiled threat"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #36581)

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