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veil US English

A piece of fine material worn by women to protect or conceal the face

veil US Thesaurus

a thin veil of high cloud made the sun hazy

take the veil US English

Become a nun

beyond the veil US English

In a mysterious or hidden place or state, especially the unknown state of life after death

draw a veil over US English

Avoid discussing or calling attention to (something), especially because it is embarrassing or unpleasant

beyond the veil in veil US English

In a mysterious or hidden place or state, especially the unknown state of life after death

draw a veil over in veil US English

Avoid discussing or calling attention to (something), especially because it is embarrassing or unpleasant

partial veil in veil US English

A membrane that is attached to the immature fruiting body of some toadstools and ruptures in the course of development, either (universal veil) enclosing the whole fruiting body or (partial veil) joining the edges of the cap to the stalk

universal veil in veil US English

A membrane that is attached to the immature fruiting body of some toadstools and ruptures in the course of development, either (universal veil) enclosing the whole fruiting body or (partial veil) joining the edges of the cap to the stalk