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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Veil v. t. [imp. & p. p. Veiled p. pr. & vb. n. Veiling.]  [Written also vail.]
 1. To throw a veil over; to cover with a veil.
 Her face was veiled; yet to my fancied sight,
 Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person shined.   --Milton.
 2. Fig.: To invest; to cover; to hide; to conceal.
    To keep your great pretenses veiled.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Veiled a. Covered by, or as by, a veil; hidden. “Words used to convey a veiled meaning.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having or as if having a veil or concealing cover; "a veiled
             dancer"; "a veiled hat"; "veiled threats"; "veiled
             insults" ; "the night-veiled landscape" [ant: unveiled]
      2: muted or unclear; "veiled sounds"; "the image is veiled or