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