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Dictionary definition for: Shroud

1. (n) a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute

2. (v) cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"

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

4. (v) form a cover like a shroud; "Mist shrouded the castle"

5. (n) burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped

6. (v) wrap in a shroud; "shroud the corpses"

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