a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute
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
pall, shroud, cerement, winding-sheet, winding-clothes(verb)
burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
shroud, enshroud, hide, cover(verb)
cover as if with a shroud
"The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"
form a cover like a shroud
"Mist shrouded the castle"
wrap in a shroud
"shroud the corpses"
That which clothes, covers, conceals, or protects; a garment.
Especially, the dress for the dead; a winding sheet.
That which covers or shelters like a shroud.
A covered place used as a retreat or shelter, as a cave or den; also, a vault or crypt.
The branching top of a tree; foliage.
A rope or cable serving to support the mast sideways.
One of the two annular plates at the periphery of a water wheel, which form the sides of the buckets; a shroud plate.
To cover with a shroud.
To conceal or hide from view, as if by a shroud.
Origin: scrūd, cognate with Old Norse skrúð ( > Danish, Norwegian skrud).
that which clothes, covers, conceals, or protects; a garment
especially, the dress for the dead; a winding sheet
that which covers or shelters like a shroud
a covered place used as a retreat or shelter, as a cave or den; also, a vault or crypt
the branching top of a tree; foliage
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
one of the two annular plates at the periphery of a water wheel, which form the sides of the buckets; a shroud plate
to cover with a shroud; especially, to inclose in a winding sheet; to dress for the grave
to cover, as with a shroud; to protect completely; to cover so as to conceal; to hide; to veil
to take shelter or harbor
to lop. See Shrood
Origin: [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.]
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
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.]
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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The numerical value of shroud in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of shroud in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of shroud in a Sentence
We knit alone our life, before seeing by it our shroud. (Nous tricotons notre vie seule, Avant d'y voir notre linceul)
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.
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- Want, LeichentuchGerman
- sudario, mortaja, obenquilloSpanish
- kuolinvaate, vantti, käärinliinaFinnish
- hauban, linceul, suaireFrench
- anart-bàisScottish Gaelic
- vantni, halotti lepelHungarian
- sudario, sartiaItalian
- puraku, purutapu, waewaeMāori
- lijkwade, wantDutch
- mortalha, sudárioPortuguese
- саван, пелена́, покро́в, вантыRussian
- svepning, vantSwedish
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