enshroud

[ en-shroud ]
/ ɛnˈʃraʊd /

verb (used with object)

to shroud; conceal.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. ensenada,
  2. ensepulcher,
  3. enserf,
  4. ensheathe,
  5. enshrine,
  6. ensiform,
  7. ensiform cartilage,
  8. ensiform process,
  9. ensign,
  10. ensign staff

Origin of enshroud

First recorded in 1575–85; en-1 + shroud

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British Dictionary definitions for enshroud

enshroud

/ (ɪnˈʃraʊd) /

verb

(tr) to cover or hide with or as if with a shroudthe sky was enshrouded in mist
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Word Origin and History for enshroud

enshroud

v.

1580s, from en- (1) "make, put in" + shroud (n.). Related: Enshrouded; enshrouding.

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