Loading...

Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

Americal Dictionary of the English Language

American Dictionary
OF THE
English Language

Dictionary Search

Concealment

CONCEALMENT, noun

1. Forbearance of disclosure; a keeping close or secret; as the concealment of opinions or passions.

2. The act of hiding, covering, or withdrawing from sight; as the concealment of the face by a mask, or of the person by any cover or shelter.

3. The state of being hid or concealed; privacy; as a project formed in concealment

4. The place of hiding; a secret place; retreat from observation; cover from sight.

The cleft tree offers its kind concealment to a few, their food its insects, and its moss their nests.