- 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 diaphanous material, to hide or protect the face.
verb (veils, veiling, veiled, veiled)
- 2007. Zerzan, John. Silence. p. 4.
- : Beckett complains that "in the forest of symbols" there is never quiet, and longs to break through the of language to silence.
- A cover; disguise; a mask; a pretense.
- The calyptra of mosses.
- A membrane connecting the margin of the pileus of a mushroom with the stalk; -- called also velum.
- A covering for a person or thing; as, a caul; a nun's veil; a paten veil; an altar veil; a Moslem veil.
- Same as velum, 3.
- To don, or garb with, a veil.
- To conceal as with a veil.
- The forest fire was veiled by smoke, but I could hear it clearly.
- a cup-shaped mass at the base of various fungi