To shroud is to wrap someone in special burial clothing or to conceal something from view.(verb)
When you cover a person in special burial clothing, this is an example of a situation where you shroud the person.
The definition of a shroud is a veil or a cloth used to wrap a body for burial.(noun)
An example of a shroud is the large, sheet-like piece of cloth which was believed to have been used to wrap Jesus.
See shroud in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME schroude < OE scrud, akin to ON skrud, accouterments, cloth, OE screade, shred
See shroud in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English schrud, garment
Origin: , from Old English scrūd.
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