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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The cloth used to cover a body that is being buried. Also: To hide, cover.

Usage examples (33)
  • The cemetery worker carefully wrapped the body in a shroud.
  • shroud the corpses
  • "None other shroud is worthy of thy virtues!" cried he.
  • The shroud is interesting to me because it is a very old legitimate medieval hoax. for more
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