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Definition of 'shroud'

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Noun

  1. a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute
  2. (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
       Synonyms: sheet tack mainsheet weather sheet
  3. burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
       Synonyms: pall cerement winding-sheet winding-clothes

Verb

  1. cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"
       Synonyms: enshroud hide cover
  2. form a cover like a shroud; "Mist shrouded the castle"
  3. wrap in a shroud; "shroud the corpses"


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