Sindon

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sindon (Surg) A small rag or pledget introduced into the hole in the cranium made by a trephine.
    • Sindon A wrapper. "Wrapped in sindons of linen."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sindon A thin fabric, of cotton, linen, or silk.
    • n sindon A piece of cotton or linen; a wrapper.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sindon sin′don (Bacon) a wrapper.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., a kind of fine Indian cotton stuff, Gr.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—Gr. sindōn, fine Indian cloth, muslin, a garment, prob. from India, or Sinde in India.

Usage

In literature:

She turned as white as the sindon in her hand, and stood up.
"In Convent Walls" by Emily Sarah Holt
Dhry hadas sindon the cydhdon gecydhnysse be Criste; thaet is maeigdh-had, and wudewan-had, and riht sinscype.
"The Homilies of the Anglo-Saxon Church" by Ælfric
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