To Veil. v.n. [velo, Lat. See Vail.]
- To cover with a veil, or any thing which conceals the face.
Her face was veil'd; yet to my fancied sight,
Love, sweetness, goodness in her person shin'd. Milton.
It became the Jewish fashion when they went to pray, to veil their heads and faces. Boyle.
- To cover; to invest.
From yonder blazing cloud that veils the hill,
One of the heav'nly host. Milton.
- To hide; to conceal.
Of darkness visible so much be lent,
As half to shew, half veil the deep intent. Pope's Dunciad.