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    shroud - Dictionary definition and meaning for word shroud

    Definition
    (noun) a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute Definition
    (noun) (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
    Synonyms : mainsheet , sheet , tack , weather sheet
    Definition
    (noun) burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped Definition
    (verb) cover as if with a shroud
    Synonyms : cover , enshroud , hide
    Example Sentence
    • The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery
    Definition
    (verb) form a cover like a shroud
    Example Sentence
    • Mist shrouded the castle
    Definition
    (verb) wrap in a shroud
    Example Sentence
    • shroud the corpses
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for shroud

Shroud sounds similar to "SHRAAD" in hindi which is a ritual performed to appease our ansectors:who are dead and dead ppl are covered by burial garment before cremation.

SHROUD: Shr(shhhhhh)+oud(loud)=> cant bear loud noise and hence need to cover my ears wid earbuds

shroud = sh + round; shirt is round. i.e hiding the body.

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