Winding-sheet

  • 1 Winding sheet — Winding Wind ing, n. 1. A turn or turning; a bend; a curve; flexure; meander; as, the windings of a road or stream. [1913 Webster] To nurse the saplings tall, and curl the grove With ringlets quaint, and wanton windings wove. Milton. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 winding sheet — [ˈwaındıŋ ʃi:t] n a cloth that is wrapped around a dead person s body before it is buried, used especially in the past = ↑shroud …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 winding sheet — winding ,sheet noun count a piece of cloth that a dead person is wrapped in before they are buried: SHROUD …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 winding sheet — ► NOUN ▪ a shroud …

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  • 5 winding sheet — n. a cloth in which the body of a dead person is wrapped for burial; shroud …

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  • 6 winding sheet — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms winding sheet : singular winding sheet plural winding sheets a piece of cloth that a dead person is wrapped in before they are buried …

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  • 7 winding sheet — 1. shroud (def. 1). 2. a mass of tallow or wax that has run down and hardened on the side of a candle, sometimes considered an omen of misfortune. [1375 1425; late ME] * * * winding sheet f37 [winding sheet] [ˈwaɪndɪŋ ʃiːt] [ˈwaɪndɪŋ ʃiːt] noun… …

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  • 8 winding-sheet — wind·ing sheet (wīnʹdĭng shēt ) n. A sheet for wrapping a corpse; a shroud. * * * …

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  • 9 winding sheet — /ˈwaɪndɪŋ ʃit / (say wuynding sheet) noun 1. a sheet in which a corpse is wrapped for burial. 2. a mass of tallow or wax that has run down and hardened on the side of a candle …

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  • 10 winding sheet — noun A burial shroud. Syn: winding cloth …

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  • 11 winding-sheet — noun burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped • Syn: ↑pall, ↑shroud, ↑cerement, ↑winding clothes • Derivationally related forms: ↑shroud (for: ↑shroud), ↑ …

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  • 12 winding-sheet — noun Date: 15th century a sheet in which a corpse is wrapped …

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  • 13 winding sheet — wind′ing sheet [[t]ˈwaɪn dɪŋ[/t]] n. cvb shroud 1) • Etymology: 1375–1425 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 winding sheet — 1. shroud (def. 1). 2. a mass of tallow or wax that has run down and hardened on the side of a candle, sometimes considered an omen of misfortune. [1375 1425; late ME] * * * …

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  • 15 winding sheet — noun a shroud …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16 winding sheet — noun (C) old use a shroud 1 (1) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 Winding Sheet of Christ, Feast of the Holy — • In 1206 one of the (supposed) Winding Sheets used at the burial of Christ was brought to Besançon by Otto de La Roche, and the feast of its arrival (Susceptio) was ordered to be kept on 11 July Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …

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  • 18 The Winding Sheet — Студийный альбом …

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  • 19 The Winding Sheet — Infobox Album | Name = The Winding Sheet Type = Album Artist = Mark Lanegan Released = May 1990 Recorded = December 1989 Genre = Alternative rock, Blues rock Length = 40:18 Label = Sub Pop Producer = Jack Endino, Mike Johnson and Mark Lanegan… …

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  • 20 Feast of the Holy Winding Sheet of Christ —     Feast of the Holy Winding Sheet of Christ     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Feast of the Holy Winding Sheet of Christ     In 1206 one of the (supposed) Winding Sheets used at the burial of Christ was brought to Besançon by Otto de La Roche, and… …

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