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VEIL, n. L. velum.

1. A cover a curtain something to intercept the view and lude an object.
2. A cover a disguise. See Vail. The latter orthography gives the Latin pronunciation as well as the English, and is to be preferred.


1. To cover with a veil to conceal.
2. To invest to cover.
3. To hide. See Vail.

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Veil'. King James Dictionary.

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