shroud

phonetic symbol: / ʃráʊd / 

shroud - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
cerement , pall , winding-clothes , winding-sheet

[ noun ]
■ (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
mainsheet , sheet , tack , weather sheet

[ noun ]
■ a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute

[ verb ]
■ wrap in a shroud
e.g.)
・shroud the corpses

[ verb ]
■ cover as if with a shroud
e.g.)
・The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery
cover , enshroud , hide

[ verb ]
■ form a cover like a shroud
e.g.)
・Mist shrouded the castle

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