8 Definitions of Veil

The meaning of the word veil, the definition of Veil:

n. - Something hung up, or spread out, to intercept the view, and hide an object; a cover; a curtain; esp., a screen, usually of gauze, crape, or similar diaphnous material, to hide or protect the face.

n. - A cover; disguise; a mask; a pretense.

n. - The calyptra of mosses.

n. - A membrane connecting the margin of the pileus of a mushroom with the stalk; -- called also velum.

n. - A covering for a person or thing; as, a nun's veil; a paten veil; an altar veil.

n. - Same as Velum, 3.

n. - To throw a veil over; to cover with a veil.

n. - Fig.: To invest; to cover; to hide; to conceal.

The word "veil" uses 4 letters: E I L V

Direct anagrams of veil:

evil live vile

Words formed by adding one letter before or after veil, or to veil in any order:

a - alive   d - devil lived   e - lieve   k - kevil   n - levin liven   o - olive voile   r - ervil liver livre viler   s - evils levis lives veils   x - vexil  

Shorter words found within veil:

el ie il iv lei lev li lie liv lv lvi vi vie

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