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  Words related to shroud

Related / Similar Words: pall, cerement, winding-sheet, winding-clothes, sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, enshroud, hide, cover

 

Definition:
  • burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped;
  • (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind;
  • a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute;
  • wrap in a shroud; "shroud the corpses";
  • cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery";
  • form a cover like a shroud; "Mist shrouded the castle";

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    Hyponyms: futtock shroud

     

    Part Meronyms: ship, parachute, chute

     

    Derivational Morphology: enshroud, hide, cover, pall, tack, wear round, cerement, winding-sheet, winding-clothes

     

     
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