shroud

  • 41 shroud —   Pueo, kaula pū (of a ship or canoe); kapa olonā (Biblical) …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 42 shroud — see shrouds have no pockets …

    Proverbs new dictionary

  • 43 Shroud (comics) — Shroud The Shroud. Art by Mark D. Bright. Publication information Publisher Marvel Comics …

    Wikipedia

  • 44 Shroud plate — Shroud Shroud (shroud), n. [OE. shroud, shrud, schrud, AS. scr[=u]d a garment, clothing; akin to Icel. skru[eth] the shrouds of a ship, furniture of a church, a kind of stuff, Sw. skrud dress, attire, and E. shred. See {Shred}, and cf. {Shrood}.] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 45 Shroud of Shadow — is a novel written by Gael Baudino in 1994. It is the third in the Strands of Starlight tetralogy. The other novels are Strands of Starlight , Maze of Moonlight , and Strands of Sunlight [cite journal | year=1995 | month=January | title=Book… …

    Wikipedia

  • 46 shroud-waving — UK [ˈʃraʊd ˌweɪvɪŋ] US noun [uncountable] british the use of sad or frightening events or figures to draw attention to issues or to get a political advantage Thesaurus: bribery and manipulationhyponym to do something dishonestsynonym * * *… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 47 Shroud-laid — a. Composed of four strands, and laid right handed with a heart, or center; said of rope. See Illust. under {Cordage}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 48 Shroud of Turin, the — Shroud of Tu|rin, the [ ,ʃraud əv tu rın ] the shroud that some people believe Jesus s body was wrapped in …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 49 shroud-laid — [shroud′lād′] adj. made of four strands laid together with a right handed twist: said of a rope …

    English World dictionary

  • 50 shroud|less — «SHROWD lihs», adjective. 1. without a shroud or winding sheet: »Shroudless and tombless they sunk to their rest (Oliver Wendell Holmes). 2. unshrouded; unobscured …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 51 Shroud of Turin — • A relic now preserved at Turin, for which the claim is made that it is the actual clean linen cloth in which Joseph of Arimathea wrapped the body of Jesus Christ Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 52 shroud-waving — shroud .waving n [U] BrE when people, especially doctors or politicians, publicly criticize the quality of medical care in the British National Health Service, in order to make the government provide more money for it …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 53 Shroud of Turin — The Shroud of Turin: modern photo of the face, positive left, negative right. Negative has been contrast enhanced. The Shroud of T …

    Wikipedia

  • 54 Shroud (disambiguation) — A shroud is a burial cloth. Shroud may also refer to:* Shroud (comics), a fictional superhero in the Marvel Comics universe * Shroud (sailing), a rope that gives support to the masts in sailing ships * Shroud of Turin, an ancient linen cloth… …

    Wikipedia

  • 55 Shroud (sailing) — Shrouds as they might have looked on a 16th century tall ship. On a sailboat, the shrouds are pieces of standing rigging which hold the mast up from side to side. There is frequently more than one shroud on each side of the boat. Usually a shroud …

    Wikipedia

  • 56 Shroud knot — Knot details name=Shroud knot caption= names= type= bend strength= origin= related= releasing= uses= joining two ends of rope caveat= less secure than a full splice abok number= The Shroud knot is a multi strand bend knot used to join two ends of …

    Wikipedia

  • 57 Shroud Loot System (SLS) — SLS or Shroud Loot System was designed as a method of distributing in game items ( loot ) among a group of players in MMORPGs, specifically [http://www.worldofwarcraft.com World of Warcraft] . It was created in 2005 by the guild Shroud . The… …

    Wikipedia

  • 58 shroud knot — noun : a knot for fastening together a parted ship s shroud * * * shroud knot, Nautical. a knot joining the two parts of a broken or severed shroud …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 59 shroud-laid — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective of a rope : composed of four strands and laid right handed with a heart or core * * * /shrowd layd /, adj. Cordage. noting a fiber rope of four strands laid right handed with or without a heart. [1790 1800] * * * shroud laidˈ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 60 shroud line — noun see shroud I, 4b * * * shroud line noun Any one of the cords of a parachute by which the load is suspended from the canopy • • • Main Entry: ↑shroud …

    Useful english dictionary