Con*ceal"ment (?), n. [OF. concelement.]

1.

The act of concealing; the state of being concealed.

But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud, Feed on her damask cheek. Shak.

Some dear cause Will in concealment wrap me up awhile. Shak.

2.

A place of hiding; a secret place; a retreat frem observation.

The cleft tree Offers its kind concealment to a few. Thomson.

3.

A secret; out of the way knowledge.

[Obs.]

Well read in strange concealments. Shak.

4. Law

Suppression of such facts and circumstances as in justice ought to be made known.

Wharton.

 

© Webster 1913.

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