Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To veil.

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  • verb Alternative form of inveil.

Etymologies

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From en- +‎ veil.

Examples

  • Mahometan; the horsemen urged forward, like the letting loose of seas that surged, clad in mail, as they were mackerel-back clouds which the moon enveil; whereupon the two hosts clashed, like two torrents on each other dashed.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Presently there appeared beneath it the banners Islamitan and the ensigns Mahometan; the horsemen urged forward, like the letting loose of seas that surged, clad in mail, as they were mackerel-back clouds which the moon enveil; whereupon the two hosts clashed, like two torrents on each other dashed.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Nor slaves nor camels that run have I; * Nor slave-girls the litters enveil, ah, no! But grant me union and soon shalt sight * My trenchant blade with the foeman's woe;

    Arabian nights. English

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