• (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.
  • (n.) A cover; disguise; a mask; a pretense.
  • (n.) The calyptra of mosses.
  • (n.) A membrane connecting the margin of the pileus of a mushroom with the stalk; -- called also velum.
  • (n.) A covering for a person or thing; as, a nun's veil; a paten veil; an altar veil.
  • (n.) Same as Velum, 3.
  • (n.) To throw a veil over; to cover with a veil.
  • (n.) Fig.: To invest; to cover; to hide; to conceal.

Compare veil with other words:

ceil vs. veil

teil vs. veil

veil vs. vell

veal vs. veil

evil vs. veil

veil vs. vein

curtain vs. veil

veil vs. veilless

backpiece vs. veil

veil vs. velate

gossamer vs. veil

veil vs. vial

shroud vs. veil

haze vs. veil

mask vs. veil

vale vs. veil

veil vs. veiled

vail vs. veil

veil vs. yashmak

inveil vs. veil

purdah vs. veil

conceal vs. veil

garb vs. veil

don vs. veil

veil vs. velum

moslem vs. veil

caul vs. veil

calyptra vs. veil

diaphanous vs. veil

gauze vs. veil

tulle vs. veil

veil vs. velar

muzzle vs. veil

unveil vs. veil