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Noun: shroud  shrawd
  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
    - sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet
  3. Burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
    - pall, cerement, winding-sheet, winding-clothes
Verb: shroud  shrawd
  1. Cover as if with a shroud
    "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery";
    - enshroud, hide, cover
  2. Form a cover like a shroud
    "Mist shrouded the castle"
  3. Wrap in a shroud
    "shroud the corpses"

Derived forms: shrouded, shrouds, shrouding

Type of: burial garment, cover, enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, line, spread over, wrap, wrap up

Part of: chute, parachute, ship

Encyclopedia: Shroud