- cloth of fine linen or silk, used especially for shrouds.
Origin of sindon
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin sindōn < Greek sindṓn
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Examples from the Web for sindon
She turned as white as the sindon in her hand, and stood up.In Convent Walls
Emily Sarah Holt
The material used, in addition to sendal, was worsted, sindon and cloth of Aylsham.British Flags
W. G. Perrin
Instead of the plural are, Old English had beoth and sind or sindon, same as the German sind.An English Grammar
W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell
Their only dress is a sindon or cloak, out of which they put forth one arm.
Serapion the Sindonite was so called because he wore nothing but a sindon, or linen shirt.The Hermits