[ US /ˈʃɹaʊd/ ]
[ UK /ʃɹˈa‍ʊd/ ]
NOUN
  1. (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
  2. a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute
  3. burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
VERB
  1. form a cover like a shroud
    Mist shrouded the castle
  2. wrap in a shroud
    shroud the corpses
  3. cover as if with a shroud
    The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery
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How To Use shroud In A Sentence

  • [18] But according to noted sindonologist Giulio Fanti, "the image in discussion does not match the main fundamental properties of the Shroud image, in particular at thread and fiber level but also at macroscopic level. Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]
  • The city is the first thing I see from my bedroom window when I roll up the blinds of a morning, except on those days when it is shrouded in a thick blanket of damp mist.
  • The body was washed and prepared for burial by the women of the family (or by the monastic infirmarer, in the case of a monk or nun), and either shrouded or placed in a coffin.
  • Anguish has driven her from the inglenook of home to the white-shrouded and icy hills. Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte
  • Haze Blankets Singapore Vivek Prakash/Reuters A combination photo showed Singapore's financial district on a clear day on Sept. 11, top, and shrouded in haze on Thursday, bottom. Indonesia Seeks to Stem Haze
  • In 2002 the Holy See had the shroud restored.
  • Reaching the shrouds hanging from Kaliakra's starboard side, he began his ascent.
  • She turned the knob and was enveloped in a shroud of fetid air as the door swung open.
  • But I suppose it was too much to expect for him to have a black, twirly moustache and for her to cackle mysteriously from beneath an impenetrable black shroud.
  • At Hemp Knoll the bone toggle had been broken and subsequently decorated, suggesting a long history of use before being sewn onto the clothing or shroud of the deceased.
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