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1 veil

A garment that covers the head and face.

synoniem: head covering.

Roget 424: shade; awning etc. (cover) 223; parasol, sunshade, umbrella; chick; portiere; screen, curtain, shutter, blind, ... meer laten zien

Roget 225: clothing, investment; covering etc. 223; dress, raiment, drapery, costume, attire, guise, toilet, toilette, trim; ... meer laten zien

Roget 223: covering, cover; baldachin, baldachino, baldaquin; canopy, tilt, awning, tent, marquee, tente d'abri [Fr.], umbrella, parasol, sunshade; ... meer laten zien

Roget 530: camouflage; mimicry; hiding place; secret place, secret drawer; recess, hold, holes and corners; closet, crypt, adytum, abditory, oubliette.    ambush, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: sluier
Pools: welon

2 veil

A membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms.

synoniem: velum.

3 veil

The inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth).

synoniemen: caul, embryonic membrane.

Pools: czepek

4 veil

A vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawl.

synoniem: humeral veil.

Pools: welon


1 veil

To obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil.

Roget 424: draw a curtain; put up a shutter, close a shutter; veil etc. v.; cast a shadow etc. (darken) 421.   

2 veil

Make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing:
— A veiled threat.

synoniemen: blot out, hide, obliterate, obscure.

Roget 528: conceal, hide, secrete, put out of sight; lock up, seal up, bottle up.    encrypt, encode, cipher.    cover, screen, cloak, veil, ... meer laten zien

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: alibi, apology, apply to, awning, bamboo curtain, barrier of secrecy, beach umbrella, becloud, befog, blackout, blanket, blind, block, bosom, camouflage, canopy, censorship, classify, cloak, clothe ... meer laten zien.

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