From Anglo-Norman, Old Northern French veile (compare modern French voile), from Latinvēla, nominative plural of vēlum.
Middle English from Old North French from Latin vēlapl. ofvēluma covering
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Veil Sentence Examples
The music started as Katie pulled the veil forward.
But he let them fall when Hajjaj lifted his veil and began to speak.
The oldest Egyptian or Hindoo philosopher raised a corner of the veil from the statue of the divinity; and still the trembling robe remains raised, and I gaze upon as fresh a glory as he did, since it was I in him that was then so bold, and it is he in me that now reviews the vision.
And all at once it grew light in his soul and the veil that had till then concealed the unknown was lifted from his spiritual vision.
She barely had time to lift the veil before he took possession of her lips as well.