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shroud

noun [C]  us   /ʃrɑʊd/
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]  us   /ʃrɑʊd/
to cover or hide something: The mountains were shrouded in fog. The fate of the explorer is shrouded in mystery.
Translations of “shroud”
in Vietnamese vải liệm, vật bao phủ…
in Spanish mortaja, velo…
in Thai ผ้าห่อศพ, ผ้าคลุม…
in Malaysian kain kafan, litupan…
in French linceul, voile…
in German das Leichentuch, die Hülle…
in Chinese (Traditional) 布, 裹屍布…
in Indonesian kain kapan, sesuatu yang menyelimuti…
in Russian саван…
in Turkish kefen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 布, 裹尸布…
in Polish całun…
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