Shroud

Shroud usually refers to an item, such as a cloth, that covers or protects some other object. The term is most often used in reference to burial sheets, mound shroud, grave clothes, winding-cloths or winding-sheets, such as the famous Shroud of Turin or Tachrichim (burial shrouds) that Jews are dressed in for burial. Traditionally, mound shrouds a...
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Shroud

• (n.) To cover, as with a shroud; to protect completely; to cover so as to conceal; to hide; to veil. • (n.) The branching top of a tree; foliage. • (n.) A covered place used as a retreat or shelter, as a cave or den; also, a vault or crypt. • (n.) To cover with a shroud; especially, to inclose in a winding sheet; to dress for ...
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shroud

(from the article `religious dress`) ...and by the host at the seder (meal) on Passover (a feast celebrating the Exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt in the 13th century ). Officiants at the ... For all Muslims of whatever sect the standard graveclothes are the threefold linen shroud, or kafan: the izr, or lower garment; the rid`, or upper ...
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shroud

(from the article `rigging`) The basis of all rigging is the mast, which may be composed of one or many pieces of wood or metal. The mast is supported by stays and shrouds that ...
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shroud

1. That which clothes, covers, conceals, or protects; a garment. 'Swaddled, as new born, in sable shrouds.' (Sandys) ... 2. Especially, the dress for the dead; a winding sheet. 'A dead man in his shroud.' ... 3. That which covers or shelters like a shroud. 'Jura answers through her misty shroud.' (Byron) ... 4. A covered place used as a retreat or ...
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shroud

hide verb cover as if with a shroud; `The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery`
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Shroud

[sailing] On a sailboat, the shrouds are pieces of standing rigging which hold the mast up from side to side. There is frequently more than one shroud on each side of the boat. Usually a shroud will connect at the top of the mast, and additional shrouds might connect partway down the mast, depending on the design of the boat. Shrouds termin...
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shroud

[Verb] To cover or hide.
Example: The village was shrouded in mist for most of the day.
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Shroud

Shroud (shroud) noun [ Middle English shroud , shrud , schrud , Anglo-Saxon scrūd a garment, clothing; akin to Icelandic skru├░ the shrouds of a ship, furniture of a church, a kind of stuff, Swedish skrud dress, attire, and English shred . See
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Shroud

Shroud intransitive verb To take shelter or harbor. [ Obsolete] « If your stray attendance be yet lodged, Or shroud within these limits.» Milton.
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Shroud

Shroud transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Shrouded ; present participle & verbal noun Shrouding .] [ Confer Anglo-Saxon scr...dan . See Shroud , noun ] 1. To cover with a shroud; ...
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Shroud

A cable or rod that supports the mast sidewise. Shrouds run from the chainplates at deck level on the port and starboard side, to the hounds just below the top of the mast.
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Shroud

A gaseous and/or mechanical or physical barrier placed around the spraying process designed to reduce the ingress of air into the system and so reduce oxidation of the of the particles being sprayed.
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shroud

a part of a component or an accessory which provides physical protection to otherwise exposed terminals or contacts
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Shroud

According to the tradition, the deceased should be wrapped in plain linen cloth before burial called a shroud or wrapping for the dead.
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Shroud

Standing rigging that supports a mast laterally.
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shroud

[n] - a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute 2. [v] - form a cover like a shroud 3. [v] - cover as if with a shroud 4. [v] - wrap in a shroud
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