Definition for Vail (-ing)

vail (-ing), v. [OFr veler.] (webplay: among, faces, hide, kind, never, sight).

  1. Cover; conceal; hide.
  2. Drape; cause to flow; make a trail with.
  3. Protect; shield; screen to avoid being overwhelmed by intense light (see Exodus 34:35).
  4. Shroud; encircle; surround; wrap in winding clothes.

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