a shroud of mist

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  • shroud — 1. noun 1) the shroud of Turin Syn: winding sheet; historical cerements 2) a shroud of mist a shroud of secrecy Syn: covering, cover, cloak, mantle, blanket, layer, cloud, veil …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • shroud — noun 1》 a length of cloth or an enveloping garment in which a dead person is wrapped for burial. 2》 a thing that envelops or obscures: a shroud of mist. 3》 technical a protective casing or cover. 4》 (shrouds) a set of ropes forming part of the… …   English new terms dictionary

  • shroud — 1. noun a shroud of mist Syn: covering, cover, cloak, mantle, blanket, layer, cloud, veil, winding sheet 2. verb shrouded by cloud Syn: cover, envelop, veil, cloak, blank …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • shroud — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ burial, funeral, mourning VERB + SHROUD ▪ wrap sb in ▪ A human form lay there, wrapped in a shroud. PREPOSI …   Collocations dictionary

  • mist — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ dense, heavy, thick ▪ A heavy mist rolled over the fields. ▪ faint, fine, light, slight …   Collocations dictionary

  • shroud — 1 noun (C) 1 a cloth that is wrapped around a dead person s body before it is buried 2 something that hides or covers something: The fog rolled in, and a grey shroud covered the city. (+ of): A shroud of silence surrounded the general s death. 2… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • shroud — I UK [ʃraʊd] / US noun [countable] Word forms shroud : singular shroud plural shrouds 1) a piece of cloth that is wrapped around a dead body before it is buried 2) mainly literary something that covers or hides something A shroud of darkness hung …   English dictionary

  • shroud — shroud1 [ʃraud] n [: Old English; Origin: scrud] 1.) a cloth that is wrapped around a dead person s body before it is buried 2.) literary something that hides or covers something ▪ The fog rolled in, and a grey shroud covered the city. shroud of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shroud — shroud1 [ ʃraud ] noun count 1. ) a piece of cloth that is wrapped around a dead body before it is buried 2. ) MAINLY LITERARY something that covers or hides something: A shroud of darkness hung over the city. shroud shroud 2 [ ʃraud ] verb… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shroud — [[t]ʃra͟ʊd[/t]] shrouds, shrouding, shrouded 1) N COUNT A shroud is a cloth which is used for wrapping a dead body. 2) N COUNT: N of n You can refer to something that surrounds an object or situation as a shroud of something. ...a parked car… …   English dictionary

  • shroud — n. & v. n. 1 a sheetlike garment for wrapping a corpse for burial. 2 anything that conceals like a shroud (wrapped in a shroud of mystery). 3 (in pl.) Naut. a set of ropes forming part of the standing rigging and supporting the mast or topmast. v …   Useful english dictionary

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