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veil British & World English

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

veil English Thesaurus

her face was hidden behind a black veil

beyond the veil British & World English

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

draw a veil over British & World English

Avoid discussing or calling attention to (something embarrassing or unpleasant)

beyond the veil in veil British & World English

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

draw a veil over in veil British & World English

Avoid discussing or calling attention to (something embarrassing or unpleasant)

partial veil in veil British & World English

A membrane which 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 British & World English

A membrane which 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