Shroud
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) That which clothes, covers, conceals, or protects; a garment.

2. (n.) Especially, the dress for the dead; a winding sheet.

3. (n.) That which covers or shelters like a shroud.

4. (n.) A covered place used as a retreat or shelter, as a cave or den; also, a vault or crypt.

5. (n.) The branching top of a tree; foliage.

6. (n.) A set of ropes serving as stays to support the masts. The lower shrouds are secured to the sides of vessels by heavy iron bolts and are passed around the head of the lower masts.

7. (n.) One of the two annular plates at the periphery of a water wheel, which form the sides of the buckets; a shroud plate.

8. (n.) To cover with a shroud; especially, to enclose in a winding sheet; to dress for the grave.

9. (n.) To cover, as with a shroud; to protect completely; to cover so as to conceal; to hide; to veil.

10. (v. i.) To take shelter or harbor.

11. (v. t.) To lop. See Shrood.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SHROUD

shroud (choresh, "bough"): Winding-sheet for the dead. See BURIAL. Used in the King James Version, the English Revised Version Ezekiel 31:3 in the rare old sense of "shelter," "covering." the American Standard Revised Version has "a forest-like shade" choresh, "wood," "wooded height") (Isaiah 17:9, etc.). Compare Milton, Comus, 147.

Strong's Hebrew
2793. choresh -- wood, wooded height
... bough, forest, shroud, wood. From charash; a forest (perhaps as furnishing the material
for fabric) -- bough, forest, shroud, wood. see HEBREW charash. ...
/hebrew/2793.htm - 6k

5848. ataph -- to turn aside
... A primitive root; to shroud, ie Clothe (whether transitive or reflex.); hence (from
the idea of darkness) to languish -- cover (over), fail, faint, feebler ...
/hebrew/5848.htm - 5k

Library

This is He who Took a Bodily Form in the virgin
... and He was being crucified; thou wast rejoicing, and He was being buried; thou wast
reclining on a soft couch, and He was watching in the grave and the shroud. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/unknown/the decretals/v this is he who.htm

A Voice from the Hartley Colliery
... As for the workers, they also are wishful to put far from them the thought
of the coffin and the shroud: God has spoken to them also. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 8 1863/a voice from the hartley.htm

Humbly Inscribed to his Grace the Duke of Newcastle, one of his ...
... "Profess'd diversions! cannot these escape?". Far from it: these present us
with a shroud; And talk of death, like garlands o'er a grave. ...
/.../young/youngs night thoughts/humbly inscribed to his grace.htm

The Origin and Growth of Law.
... tempests spend their utmost skill. "Lowell (The Washers of the Shroud).
I. THE NEEDS THAT GIVE RISE TO LAW. Kipling's Law of the ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/kent/the making of a nation/study ix the origin and.htm

Christian Ballads.
... the wink of an eye; 'tis the draft of a breath From the blossom of health to the
paleness of death, From the gilded saloon to the bier and the shroud, Oh, why ...
/.../brown/the story of the hymns and tunes/chapter vi christian ballads.htm

Hymn at Cock-Crow
... Too long did dull oblivion cloud Our motions and our senses shroud: Lulled by
her numbing touch, we stray In dreamland's ineffectual way. ...
/.../prudentius/the hymns of prudentius/i hymn at cock-crow.htm

L'envoy
... O Sister, who ere yet my task is done Art lying (my loved Sister!) in thy shroud
With a calm placid smile upon thy lips As thou wert only "taking of rest in ...
/.../burgon/the last twelve verses of the gospel according to s mark /lenvoy.htm

L'envoy
... O Sister, who ere yet my task is done Art lying (my loved Sister!) in thy shroud
With a calm placid smile upon thy lips As thou wert only "taking of rest in ...
/.../burgon/the last twelve verses of the gospel according to s mark/lenvoy.htm

Memento Mori
... MAN IS UNWILLING to consider the subject of death. The shroud, the mattock
and the grave, he labors to keep continually out of sight. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 6 1860/memento mori.htm

Hypotheses Hypochondriacae {211}
... And when the sullen clouds rose thick on high Mountains on mountains rolling"and
dark mist Wrapped itself round the hill-tops like a shroud, When on her ...
/.../kingsley/andromeda and other poems/hypotheses hypochondriacae 211.htm

Thesaurus
Shroud (6 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) That which covers or shelters like a shroud. ... 8. (n.) To cover with a shroud;
especially, to enclose in a winding sheet; to dress for the grave. ...
/s/shroud.htm - 9k

Shrouded (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (imp. & pp) of Shroud. 2. (a.) Provided with a shroud
or shrouds. Multi-Version Concordance Shrouded (2 Occurrences). ...
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Collar (6 Occurrences)
... 9. (n.) An eye formed in the bight or bend of a shroud or stay to go over the masthead;
also, a rope to which certain parts of rigging, as dead-eyes, are ...
/c/collar.htm - 11k

Amidst (13 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 31:3 Behold, Assyria was a cedar in Lebanon, with fair branches and a shadowing
shroud, and of a high stature: and his top was amidst the thick boughs. ...
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Shadow (72 Occurrences)
... 11. (n.) To conceal; to hide; to screen. 12. (n.) To protect; to shelter from danger;
to shroud. 13. (n.) To mark with gradations of light or color; to shade. ...
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Shadowing (3 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 31:3 Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and
with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature; and his top was among the ...
/s/shadowing.htm - 10k

Shrivels (1 Occurrence)

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Swifter (6 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A rope used to encircle a boat longitudinally, to strengthen and defend
her sides. 3. (n.) The forward shroud of a lower mast. ...
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Concordance
Shroud (6 Occurrences)

Matthew 27:59
Joseph took the body, and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,
(See RSV)

Mark 15:46
He bought a linen cloth, and taking him down, wound him in the linen cloth, and laid him in a tomb which had been cut out of a rock. He rolled a stone against the door of the tomb.
(See RSV)

Luke 23:53
He took it down, and wrapped it in a linen cloth, and laid him in a tomb that was cut in stone, where no one had ever been laid.
(See RSV)

Job 40:13
Hide them in the dust together. Bind their faces in the hidden place.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 25:7
And in this mountain he will put an end to the shade covering the face of all peoples, and the veil which is stretched over all nations.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 31:3
Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature; and his top was among the thick boughs.
(KJV JPS DBY)

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Shrouded (2 Occurrences)

Collar (6 Occurrences)

Amidst (13 Occurrences)

Shadow (72 Occurrences)

Shadowing (3 Occurrences)

Shrivels (1 Occurrence)

Swifter (6 Occurrences)

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