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shroudnoun [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.

shroudverb [T]

us   /ʃrɑʊd/
to cover or hide something: The mountains were shrouded in fog. The fate of the explorer is shrouded in mystery.
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shroudnoun [C]

uk   /ʃraʊd/ us   /ʃraʊd/

shroudverb [T]

uk   /ʃraʊd/ us   /ʃraʊd/
(Definition of shroud from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shroud”
in Spanish mortaja, velo…
in Vietnamese vải liệm, vật bao phủ…
in Malaysian kain kafan, litupan…
in Thai ผ้าห่อศพ, ผ้าคลุม…
in French linceul, voile…
in German das Leichentuch, die Hülle…
in Chinese (Simplified) 布, 裹尸布…
in Turkish kefen…
in Russian саван…
in Indonesian kain kapan, sesuatu yang menyelimuti…
in Chinese (Traditional) 布, 裹屍布…
in Polish całun…
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