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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: veil (0.01107 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to veil.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: veil kerudung
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: veil cadar, jilbab, kerudung, tudung
English → English (WordNet) Definition: veil veil n 1: a garment that covers the head and face [syn: head covering] 2: the inner embryonic membrane of higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth) [syn: caul, embryonic membrane] 3: a vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawl [syn: humeral veil] v 1: to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil; “women in Afghanistan veil their faces” [ant: unveil] 2: make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; “a hidden message”; “a veiled threat” [syn: obscure, blot out, obliterate, hide]
English → English (gcide) Definition: veil Vail \Vail\, v. t. [Aphetic form of avale. See Avale, Vale.] [Written also vale, and veil.] 1. To let fail; to allow or cause to sink. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Vail your regard Upon a wronged, I would fain have said, a maid! --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To lower, or take off, in token of inferiority, reverence, submission, or the like. [1913 Webster] France must vail her lofty-plumed crest! --Shak. [1913 Webster] Without vailing his bonnet or testifying any reverence for the alleged sanctity of the relic. --Sir. W. Scott. [1913 Webster] Vail \Vail\, v. i. To yield or recede; to give place; to show respect by yielding, uncovering, or the like. [Written also vale, and veil.] [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Thy convenience must vail to thy neighbor's necessity. --South. [1913 Webster] Caul \Caul\ (k[add]l), n. [OE. calle, kelle, prob. fr. F. cale; cf. Ir. calla a veil.] 1. A covering of network for the head, worn by women; also, a net. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) The fold of membrane loaded with fat, which covers more or less of the intestines in mammals; the great omentum. See Omentum. [1913 Webster] The caul serves for the warming of the lower belly. --Ray. [1913 Webster] 3. A part of the amnion, one of the membranes enveloping the fetus, which sometimes is round the head of a child at its birth; -- called also a veil. [1913 Webster +PJC] It is deemed lucky to be with a caul or membrane over the face. This caul is esteemed an infallible preservative against drowning . . . According to Chrysostom, the midwives frequently sold it for magic uses. --Grose. [1913 Webster] I was born with a caul, which was advertised for sale, in the newspapers, at the low price of fifteen guineas. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

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