KJV Dictionary Definition: veil


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.

VEIL, v.t.

1. To cover with a veil; to conceal.

2. To invest; to cover.

3. To hide. See Vail.