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shroud

[ shroud ]
/ ʃraʊd /
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noun
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Archaic. to take shelter.
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Origin of shroud

before 1000; (noun) Middle English; Old English scrūd; cognate with Old Norse skrūth; akin to shred; (v.) Middle English shrouden, derivative of the noun; replacing Middle English shriden,Old English scrȳdan, derivative of scrūd

OTHER WORDS FROM shroud

shroudless, adjectiveshroudlike, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for shroud

shroud
/ (ʃraʊd) /

noun
verb

Derived forms of shroud

shroudless, adjective

Word Origin for shroud

Old English scrūd garment; related to Old Norse skrūth gear
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