veil

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1 veil /ˈveɪl/ noun
plural veils
1 veil
/ˈveɪl/
noun
plural veils
Learner's definition of VEIL
[count] : a piece of cloth or net worn usually by women over the head and shoulders and sometimes over the face
[count] : something that covers or hides something else

take the veil

old-fashioned
: to become a nun
2 veil /ˈveɪl/ verb
veils; veiled; veiling
2 veil
/ˈveɪl/
verb
veils; veiled; veiling
Learner's definition of VEIL
[+ object]
: to cover (something) with a veil or with something that is like a veil : to hide or partly hide (something)
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