Definition - veil

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veil
  1. a garment that covers the head and face
  2. a vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawl
  3. the inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)
  4. make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat"
  5. a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms
  6. to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil; "women in Afghanistan veil their faces"