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American English: /ʃraʊd/
British English: /ʃraʊd/

Translation of shroud in Spanish:


  • 1 (for corpse) a shroud of mystery/secrecy
    un velo de misterio/silencio
    Example sentences
    • Nevertheless, the image is believed by many to be a negative image of the crucified Christ and the shroud is believed to be his burial shroud.
    • Sometimes the quilts are eventually used as a shroud for burial.
    • The burial shroud was lying where the body had been placed and the headpiece was folded neatly and put in a different part of the tomb.
  • 2 (Nautical)
    Example sentences
    • The side decks are uncluttered except for the necessary genoa track and the mast shrouds are well inboard for easy passage and improved sheeting angles.
    • There is an anchor locker forward and rigging shrouds are well inboard for easy passage fore and aft.
    • The rig is a simple deck-stepped mast-head sloop with single upper shrouds and spreaders, double lower shrouds and split backstay.

transitive verb

  • to be shrouded in somethingthe town was shrouded in fog/gloom [literary]
    un velo de niebla/de tristeza envolvía la ciudad [literary]
    a case shrouded in mystery
    un caso envuelto en un velo de misterio
    un caso rodeado de misterio
    Example sentences
    • The whole mountain is shrouded by clouds and mist, which the wind blows into various strange shapes.
    • I'd noticed earlier that the alley we share had a lot of bricks scattered around, but a curtain shrouds my view of the actual wall.
    • Altair craned his head around in an attempt to steal one last glance, but before he could, he found a veil of fog shrouding his view.
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