Definition of Veils. Meaning of Veils. Synonyms of Veils

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Definition of Veils

Veil
Veil Veil, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Veiled; p. pr. & vb. n. Veiling.] [Cf. OF. veler, F. voiler, L. velarc. See Veil, n.] [Written also vail.] 1. To throw a veil over; to cover with a veil. Her face was veiled; yet to my fancied sight, Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person shined. --Milton. 2. Fig.: To invest; to cover; to hide; to conceal. To keep your great pretenses veiled. --Shak.
veil
Vail Vail, v. t. [Aphetic form of avale. See Avale, Vale.] [Written also vale, and veil.] 1. To let fail; to allow or cause to sink. [Obs.] Vail your regard Upon a wronged, I would fain have said, a maid! --Shak. 2. To lower, or take off, in token of inferiority, reverence, submission, or the like. France must vail her lofty-plumed crest! --Shak. Without vailing his bonnet or testifying any reverence for the alleged sanctity of the relic. --Sir. W. Scott.

Meaning of Veils from wikipedia

- po****r, did veils of this type become less common. This varied greatly from one country to another. In Italy, veils, including face veils, were worn in...
- March 2011 The Veils headlined a benefit concert for the NZ Red Cross in London, playing a selection of songs from the EP. The Veils' fourth album was...
- She freed and floated on the air her arms Above dim veils that hid her bosom's charms... The veils fell round her like thin coiling mists Shot through...
- The Veil of Veronica, or Sudarium (Latin for sweat-cloth), often called simply "The Veronica" and known in Italian as the Volto Santo or Holy Face (but...
- Three Veils is a 2011 film written and directed by Rolla Selbak and starring Sheetal Sheth, Angela Zahra and Mercedes Masöhn. The film is notable for...
- Seven veils may refer to: Dance of the Seven Veils (film) The Dance of the Seven Veils performed by Salomé, one of the elaborations on the biblical tale...
- The "veil of ignorance" is a method of determining the morality of issues. It asks a decision-maker to make a choice about a social or moral issue and...
- Black Veil Brides is an American rock band based in Hollywood, California. The group formed in 2006 in Cincinnati, Ohio and is currently composed of Andy...
- The Veil is an American horror/suspense anthology television series produced in 1958 by Hal Roach Studios. The series is hosted by Boris Karloff, who also...
- and other types of face veils have been attested since pre-Islamic times, in particular among Pashtun and Arab women. Face veiling has not been regarded...
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