Translation of "shroud" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ʃraʊd/ us

a cloth or long, loose piece of clothing that is used to wrap a dead body before it is buried

mortaja, sudario

a layer of something that covers or surrounds something

Everything was covered in a thick shroud of dust.

a situation that prevents something from being known or understood

The truth about the accident remains hidden beneath a shroud of secrecy.
verb uk /ʃraʊd/ us

to hide something by covering or surrounding it

Visitors have complained about the scaffolding that shrouds half the castle.
Suddenly all the lights went out and the house was shrouded in darkness.
The mist shrouding the valley had lifted by eight o’clock.

(Translation of “shroud” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ʃraud/

a cloth wrapped around a dead body

the Turin shroud.

something that covers

a shroud of mist.

(Translation of “shroud” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)