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veil

1. noun REL, CLOTH of nun, bride, etc2. noun on hat3. noun concealing sth4. noun HIST, ARCHIT, REL in Jewish temple5. noun BOT on toadstool6. verb shroud7. verb conceal
phrases
1 noun REL, CLOTH of nun, bride, etccaille femfial masc1bridal veil caille bhrídeoige 2 noun on hatcaille femfial masc1
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3 noun concealing sthbrat masc1  c m uscim  c m uscáil fem2  c m uhe felt that a veil had been lifted from his eyes bhraith sé gur ardaíodh scim dá shúile, d'airigh sé gur ardaíodh scáil dá shúile, mhothaigh sé gur ardaíodh brat dá shúilea veil of mist scim cheobhráin, brat ceobhráina veil of secrecy brat rúndachta 4 noun HIST, ARCHIT, REL in Jewish templebrat masc1  c m ufial masc1 the veil of the temple brat an teampaill, fial an teampaill 5 noun BOT on toadstoolcaille fem 6 verb shroud TRANSITIVEthe town was veiled in fog bhí brat ceo ar an mbaile, bhí an baile faoi bhrat ceothe moon was veiled in a cloud bhí an ghealach folaithe taobh thiar de scamall 7 verb conceal TRANSITIVEthe results are veiled in secrecy tá na torthaí coimeádta faoi rún, tá na torthaí ceilte, tá na torthaí folaithe
phrases

beyond the veil

ar an taobh thallar shlí na fírinne

to draw a veil over sth

rud a cheiltshe drew a veil over the details scaoil sí thairsti na mionsonraí, níor bhac sí leis na mionsonraí

to take the veil

dul sna mná rialtadul leis na mná rialta

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