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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishveilveil1 /veɪl/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 DCCa thin piece of material that women wear to cover their faces at formal occasions or for religious reasons She lifted her veil with both hands. a bridal veil2 the veil3 draw a veil over something4 veil of secrecy/deceit/silence etc5 veil of mist/cloud/smoke etc6 take the veil
Examples from the Corpus
veilThe client has thrown a veil of secrecy over the development, with contractors reluctant to discuss the project.As the road climbed upward, gray-white cloud veils drifted among the dales, chiffon scarves of some giant Isadora Duncan.Shaped like straw mushrooms, they are completely clear except for a gossamer veil which makes up their body.The snow had come again, its veil dropping between Gentle and Pie.What is behind a hijab, the veil that means a barrier?But through the veil of darkness I got the sense that this would be a special trip.One day an older woman who wore the veil cursed her and accused her of being loose.The white pony comes complete with veil, wedding cake, wedding ring, comb and ribbon, for perfect grooming!