What does shroud mean?

Definitions for shroud
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word shroud.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shroud(noun)

    a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute

  2. sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, shroud(noun)

    (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind

  3. pall, shroud, cerement, winding-sheet, winding-clothes(verb)

    burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped

  4. shroud, enshroud, hide, cover(verb)

    cover as if with a shroud

    "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"

  5. shroud(verb)

    form a cover like a shroud

    "Mist shrouded the castle"

  6. shroud(verb)

    wrap in a shroud

    "shroud the corpses"

Wiktionary

  1. shroud(Noun)

    That which clothes, covers, conceals, or protects; a garment.

    Etymology: scrūd, cognate with Old Norse skrúð ( > Danish, Norwegian skrud).

  2. shroud(Noun)

    Especially, the dress for the dead; a winding sheet.

    Etymology: scrūd, cognate with Old Norse skrúð ( > Danish, Norwegian skrud).

  3. shroud(Noun)

    That which covers or shelters like a shroud.

    Etymology: scrūd, cognate with Old Norse skrúð ( > Danish, Norwegian skrud).

  4. shroud(Noun)

    A covered place used as a retreat or shelter, as a cave or den; also, a vault or crypt.

    Etymology: scrūd, cognate with Old Norse skrúð ( > Danish, Norwegian skrud).

  5. shroud(Noun)

    The branching top of a tree; foliage.

    Etymology: scrūd, cognate with Old Norse skrúð ( > Danish, Norwegian skrud).

  6. shroud(Noun)

    A rope or cable serving to support the mast sideways.

    Etymology: scrūd, cognate with Old Norse skrúð ( > Danish, Norwegian skrud).

  7. shroud(Noun)

    One of the two annular plates at the periphery of a water wheel, which form the sides of the buckets; a shroud plate.

    Etymology: scrūd, cognate with Old Norse skrúð ( > Danish, Norwegian skrud).

  8. shroud(Verb)

    To cover with a shroud.

    Etymology: scrūd, cognate with Old Norse skrúð ( > Danish, Norwegian skrud).

  9. shroud(Verb)

    To conceal or hide from view, as if by a shroud.

    Etymology: scrūd, cognate with Old Norse skrúð ( > Danish, Norwegian skrud).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shroud(noun)

    that which clothes, covers, conceals, or protects; a garment

    Etymology: [OE. shroud, shrud, schrud, AS. scrd a garment, clothing; akin to Icel. skru the shrouds of a ship, furniture of a church, a kind of stuff, Sw. skrud dress, attire, and E. shred. See Shred, and cf. Shrood.]

  2. Shroud(noun)

    especially, the dress for the dead; a winding sheet

    Etymology: [OE. shroud, shrud, schrud, AS. scrd a garment, clothing; akin to Icel. skru the shrouds of a ship, furniture of a church, a kind of stuff, Sw. skrud dress, attire, and E. shred. See Shred, and cf. Shrood.]

  3. Shroud(noun)

    that which covers or shelters like a shroud

    Etymology: [OE. shroud, shrud, schrud, AS. scrd a garment, clothing; akin to Icel. skru the shrouds of a ship, furniture of a church, a kind of stuff, Sw. skrud dress, attire, and E. shred. See Shred, and cf. Shrood.]

  4. Shroud(noun)

    a covered place used as a retreat or shelter, as a cave or den; also, a vault or crypt

    Etymology: [OE. shroud, shrud, schrud, AS. scrd a garment, clothing; akin to Icel. skru the shrouds of a ship, furniture of a church, a kind of stuff, Sw. skrud dress, attire, and E. shred. See Shred, and cf. Shrood.]

  5. Shroud(noun)

    the branching top of a tree; foliage

    Etymology: [OE. shroud, shrud, schrud, AS. scrd a garment, clothing; akin to Icel. skru the shrouds of a ship, furniture of a church, a kind of stuff, Sw. skrud dress, attire, and E. shred. See Shred, and cf. Shrood.]

  6. Shroud(noun)

    a set of ropes serving as stays to support the masts. The lower shrouds are secured to the sides of vessels by heavy iron bolts and are passed around the head of the lower masts

    Etymology: [OE. shroud, shrud, schrud, AS. scrd a garment, clothing; akin to Icel. skru the shrouds of a ship, furniture of a church, a kind of stuff, Sw. skrud dress, attire, and E. shred. See Shred, and cf. Shrood.]

  7. Shroud(noun)

    one of the two annular plates at the periphery of a water wheel, which form the sides of the buckets; a shroud plate

    Etymology: [OE. shroud, shrud, schrud, AS. scrd a garment, clothing; akin to Icel. skru the shrouds of a ship, furniture of a church, a kind of stuff, Sw. skrud dress, attire, and E. shred. See Shred, and cf. Shrood.]

  8. Shroud(noun)

    to cover with a shroud; especially, to inclose in a winding sheet; to dress for the grave

    Etymology: [OE. shroud, shrud, schrud, AS. scrd a garment, clothing; akin to Icel. skru the shrouds of a ship, furniture of a church, a kind of stuff, Sw. skrud dress, attire, and E. shred. See Shred, and cf. Shrood.]

  9. Shroud(noun)

    to cover, as with a shroud; to protect completely; to cover so as to conceal; to hide; to veil

    Etymology: [OE. shroud, shrud, schrud, AS. scrd a garment, clothing; akin to Icel. skru the shrouds of a ship, furniture of a church, a kind of stuff, Sw. skrud dress, attire, and E. shred. See Shred, and cf. Shrood.]

  10. Shroud(verb)

    to take shelter or harbor

    Etymology: [OE. shroud, shrud, schrud, AS. scrd a garment, clothing; akin to Icel. skru the shrouds of a ship, furniture of a church, a kind of stuff, Sw. skrud dress, attire, and E. shred. See Shred, and cf. Shrood.]

  11. Shroud(verb)

    to lop. See Shrood

    Etymology: [OE. shroud, shrud, schrud, AS. scrd a garment, clothing; akin to Icel. skru the shrouds of a ship, furniture of a church, a kind of stuff, Sw. skrud dress, attire, and E. shred. See Shred, and cf. Shrood.]

Freebase

  1. Shroud

    Shroud is a fictional superhero in the Marvel Comics universe. He first appeared in Super-Villain Team-Up #5, and was created by Steve Englehart and Herb Trimpe.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Shroud

    shrowd, n. the dress of the dead, a winding-sheet: that which clothes or covers: any underground hole, a vault, burrow, &c.: (pl.) a set of ropes from the mast-heads to a ship's sides, to support the masts.—v.t. to enclose in a shroud: to cover: to hide: to shelter.—v.i. to take shelter.—adjs. Shroud′less, without a shroud; Shroud′y, giving shelter. [A.S. scrúd; Ice. skrúdh, clothing.]

  2. Shroud

    shrowd, v.t. (prov.) to lop the branches from, as a tree.—n. a cutting, a bough or branch, the foliage of a tree. [A variant of shred.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shroud in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shroud in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of shroud in a Sentence

  1. Charles de LEUSSE:

    We knit alone our life, before seeing by it our shroud. (Nous tricotons notre vie seule, Avant d'y voir notre linceul)

  2. Brian Castner:

    The civilian death toll weve uncovered in just a handful of strikes suggests the shroud of secrecy surrounding the U.S. role in Somalias war is actually a smoke screen for impunity.

  3. Mariana Fulger:

    Reality is a puzzle revealing itself one portion at a time, always where the deepest shroud falls. Wanting to piece the clues together, you are only losing yourself in the maze.

  4. Mariana Fulger:

    A shroud lies ahead and behind many truths. Reality is (sometimes) a glass wall no ray of light reaches.

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