English version

veil of mist/cloud/smoke etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishveil of mist/cloud/smoke etcveil of mist/cloud/smoke etcDNa thin layer of mist, cloud etc that makes it difficult to see clearly The moon was hidden behind a veil of clouds. veil
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veil of mist/cloud/smoke etcThe moon was hidden under a veil of clouds, and there was not a breath of wind.Whose light retires behind its veil of cloud.
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