Shroud Shroud, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shrouded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shrouding}.] [Cf. AS. scr?dan. See {Shroud}, n.] 1. To cover with a shroud; especially, to inclose in a winding sheet; to dress for the grave. [1913 Webster]

The ancient Egyptian mummies were shrouded in a number of folds of linen besmeared with gums. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. To cover, as with a shroud; to protect completely; to cover so as to conceal; to hide; to veil. [1913 Webster]

One of these trees, with all his young ones, may shroud four hundred horsemen. --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster]

Some tempest rise, And blow out all the stars that light the skies, To shroud my shame. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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