Definition, Footage, Pronunciation And Usage Notes
October 11, 2016
Affected creatures resume their regular appearances if slain. Set the place you live, what language you communicate, and the currency you employ. A chunk of opaque or transparent material worn over the face for concealment, for defense from the weather, or to boost the appearance.
She herself was free endlessly from the veil or a head masking. On-line Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper. Collins English Dictionary – Full & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition. A bit of kind of clear materials, usually connected to a hat or headdress, used to conceal or protect a woman’s face and head.
Middle English, borrowed from Anglo-French, going back to Latin vēla, plural of vēlum sail, awning, curtain,” going again to u̯eg-s-lo-, perhaps derivative of a verbal base u̯eg-, akin to Outdated Irish -fig- weaves,” Old English wēoce wick” — extra at 1wick.
A bit of material worn so as to fall over the head and shoulders on all sides of the face, forming a part of the headdress of a nun. Underneath the veil of descending darkness the thieves started their operation. C13: from Norman French veile, from Latin vēla sails, pl of vēlum a covering.