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shroud

noun [C]  /ʃrɑʊd/ us  
a cloth used to wrap a dead body before it is buried A shroud is also anything that covers: He cleared the leafy shroud covering the sign.

shroud

verb [T]  /ʃrɑʊd/ us  
to cover or hide something: The mountains were shrouded in fog. The fate of the explorer is shrouded in mystery.
Translations of “shroud”
in Spanish mortaja, velo…
in French linceul, voile…
in German das Leichentuch, die Hülle…
in Chinese (Traditional) 布, 裹屍布…
in Russian саван…
in Turkish kefen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 布, 裹尸布…
in Polish całun…
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