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Meaning of veil

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a garment that covers the head and face [syn: {head
           covering}, {veil}]
      2: a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body
         of certain mushrooms [syn: {veil}, {velum}]
      3: the inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates
         (especially when covering the head at birth) [syn: {caul},
         {veil}, {embryonic membrane}]
      4: a vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman
         Catholic Church; a silk shawl [syn: {humeral veil}, {veil}]
      v 1: to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil; "women in
           Afghanistan veil their faces" [ant: {unveil}]
      2: make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or
         concealing; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat" [syn:
         {obscure}, {blot out}, {obliterate}, {veil}, {hide}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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