take the veil


: to become a nun

Examples of take the veil in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her father is informed of this and forces her to take the veil. Joan Acocella, The New Yorker, 10 Oct. 2022

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“Take the veil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20the%20veil. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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