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  Definition of shroud
  1. burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
  2. (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
  3. a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute
  4. wrap in a shroud; "shroud the corpses"
  5. cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"
  6. form a cover like a shroud; "Mist shrouded the castle"
Similar Words: pall, cerement, winding-sheet, winding-clothes, sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, enshroud, hide, cover

 

Hyponyms: futtock shroud

 

Part Meronyms: ship, parachute, chute

 

Derivational Morphology: enshroud, hide, cover, pall, tack, wear round, cerement, winding-sheet, winding-clothes

 

 
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