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Definitions of shroud:
  • noun:   a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute
  • noun:   burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
  • noun:   (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
  • verb:   form a cover like a shroud
    Example: "Mist shrouded the castle"
  • verb:   wrap in a shroud
    Example: "Shroud the corpses"
  • verb:   cover as if with a shroud
    Example: "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"

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