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noun [countable] shroud pronunciation in British English /ʃraʊd/
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  1. 1
    a piece of cloth that is wrapped around a dead body before it is buried
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  2. 2
    mainly literary something that covers or hides something

    A shroud of darkness hung over the city.


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