Found in the Authorized Version in Gen. 3:7, of the bands of "fig-leaves made by our first parents. In Acts 19:12, it denotes" the belt or half-girdle worn by artisans and servants round the waist for the purpose of preserving the clothing from injury. In "marg. of Authorized Version, Ruth 3:15, correctly rendered" "instead of "vail." (R.V., "mantle.")"