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noun 
  1. That which clothes, covers, conceals, or protects; a garment.
  2. Especially, the dress for the dead; a winding sheet.
  3. That which covers or shelters like a shroud.
  4. A covered place used as a retreat or shelter, as a cave or den; also, a vault or crypt.
  5. The branching top of a tree; foliage.
  6. (Nautical) A rope or cable serving to support the mast sideways.
    • See also Wikipedia article on (w, Shroud (sailing))
      1. One of the two annular plates at the periphery of a water wheel, which form the sides of the buckets; a shroud plate.
Translations: 
  • Spanish: obenquillo
    (trans-bottom)
  • Italian: sartia
    (trans-mid)
verb 
  1. To cover with a shroud.
  2. (idiomatic): To conceal or hide from view, as if by a shroud.
The details of the plot were shrouded in mystery.
Etymology: Old English scrÅd


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