- Any of several cloth head coverings worn by Muslim women.
- The veiling of women in some Islamic societies, customarily practiced in order to maintain standards of modesty.
- The veil worn by women beyond the <xref>age</xref> of <xref>puberty</xref> in front of non-related <xref>adult</xref> <xref>males</xref>.
- The <xref>hajib</xref> <xref>headscarf</xref>.
- the custom in some Islamic societies of women dressing modestly outside the home
- a headscarf worn by Muslim women; conceals the hair and neck and usually has a face veil that covers the face