Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. shroud, shrud, schrud, AS. scrūd, a garment, clothing; akin to Icel. skruð, the shrouds of a ship, furniture of a church, a kind of stuff, Sw. skrud, dress, attire, and E. shred,. See Shred, and cf. Shrood
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. scrúd; Ice. skrúdh, clothing.
It is a point that I fear will always be shrouded in mystery.
"The Bow, Its History, Manufacture and Use" by Henry Saint-George
There was great solemnity among the shrouded figures as the chums stood in their midst.
"Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall" by Alice B. Emerson
Directly the wild uproar died nearly altogether away, and intense darkness shrouded the skies and earth in its folds.
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXII No. 6 June 1848" by Various
Fair and beautiful, shrouded with clouded areas.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930" by Various
Then Carter for just a moment removed the black shroud from her face.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930" by Various
To the girls' distorted fancy they seemed to be shrouded human forms.
"The Hound From The North" by Ridgwell Cullum
A bluish mist seemed to steal out of the forest and shroud the house.
"Love and Lucy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett
The warder he shook, and the warder grew pale, And gladly the shroud would have yielded!
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 57, No. 352, February 1845" by Various
The most beautiful are used as shrouds, and are buried with their owners.
"Rugs: Oriental and Occidental, Antique & Modern" by Rosa Belle Holt
The blush left her face pale as snow, and she shrouded her eyes with one hand, as if to shut me and my flowers out from her sight.
"Mabel's Mistake" by Ann S. Stephens
No man, thought Lohm, should dare to touch with profane questioning the veil shrouding his neighbour's inner life.
"The Benefactress" by Elizabeth Beauchamp
He lapsed into silence-shrouded despair.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
This was a shroud for her Father-in-law.
"Needlework As Art" by Marian Alford
Suddenly the quartermaster touched the skipper's arm under the shrouded binnacle.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
Evening was shrouding the forest in soft shadows when Merlin sank to rest.
"Legends & Romances of Brittany" by Lewis Spence
Everything in that direction was shrouded in the densest gloom.
"Through Apache Lands" by R. H. Jayne
The sailmaker was sewing him up in the clew of an old topsail, a sailorly shroud that Martin would have chosen.
"The Brassbounder" by David W. Bone
It was four by the lawyer's watch as he raised the latch of the garden gate, and walked up the snow-shrouded path.
"Norine's Revenge; Sir Noel's Heir" by May Agnes Fleming
When we first started, the path was still shrouded in darkness.
"Glories of Spain" by Charles W. Wood
Revenge for a deed which at this hour I neither admit nor deny, because it lies shrouded in mystery.
"Regina or the Sins of the Fathers" by Hermann Sudermann
Peace to the dead! The forest weaves,
Around your couch, its shroud of leaves;
While shadows dim and silence deep,
Bespeak the quiet of your sleep.
"Inscription For A Rural Cemetery" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
FROM the creeping deep darkness dim
Far shadows of sunset brood
From the shroud of hill and tree
To the wash of the ocean-brim;
And a broken solitude
"Looking Southward" by E J Rupert Atkinson
If his shroud were but a cloud
To weep itself away;
Or were he buried underground
To sprout some day!
But dead and gone is dead and gone
Vainly wept upon.
"Dead Hope" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
So, in her shrouded beauty cold,
Yield to the earth its own,
Assured that Heaven will guard the trust,
Of that which may not turn to dust,
But dwells beside the Throne.
"Mrs. Morris Collins," by Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney
Through the dim veil of evening's dusky shade,
Near some lone fane, or yew's funereal green,
What dreary forms has magic Fear survey'd!
What shrouded spectres Superstition seen!
"Elegy IV. Ophilia's Urn. To Mr. Graves" by William Shenstone
LOVE was true to me,
True and tender;
I who ought to be
Love's defender, Let the cold winds blow
Till they chilled him; Let the winds and snow Shroud him—and I know
That I killed him.
"Love Was True To Me" by John Boyle O Reilly
Making my way through a shroud of darkness, I managed to make it to the top of the basement stairs and suddenly became concerned about the whereabouts of the 'old beagle '.
INTERVIEWS Lana Del Rey Shrouds ' Bel Air' in Smoke.
Release Your Shrouds Earth Works.
Fog shrouds the normally busy cranes at the APM Terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
Air Force's X-37B 'mini-shuttle' shrouded in secrecy.
Two years ago I co-hosted a wonderful pilgrimage focusing on a Shroud of Turin exhibit.
From The Albany Times-Union: A massive building is rising at the University at Albany 's nanotech complex amid a shroud of secrecy.
A fog-shrouded, fiery collision between a pair of semi tractor-trailer rigs early Monday morning south of Emmetsburg claimed the life of one truck driver.
Still, the Redskins (7-6), who have won four straight to move a game behind the first-place New York Giants in the NFC East, are trying their best to keep Griffin 's status shrouded in mystery.
Democrats Pull Shroud Over Fed Subpoenas.
Shrouds Illuminated at the LAB and Garage.
How these particles came to be is shrouded in mystery, but we do know it'll be good.
But her homecoming is shrouded in mystery, as DNA tests reveal she may not be exactly who she says she is.
The architectural profession is shrouded in mystery.
Polaris on the cap shroud.
The redder sources are intrinsically similar to the warmer stars, but are enveloped in a thick shroud of dust.
An Upper Limit to the Age of the Galactic Bar
Type IIn events as Type Ia thermonuclear explosions shrouded by a substantial layer of circumstellar material.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
With the availability of integral-ﬁeld spectroscopy (IFS) in the near infrared (IR) the gas as well as the stars can be mapped in two dimensions even in dust-shrouded galaxy centers, like Cen A.
The central parsecs of Centaurus A: High Excitation Gas, a Molecular Disk, and the Mass of the Black Hole
The central ob ject is now shrouded by a large amount of dense absorbing gas and hot and cold dust which makes observations at optical and UV wavelengths diﬃcult.
3D modelling of the colliding winds in Eta Carinae - evidence for radiative inhibition
Gravity may be the one force of nature we are intuitively most familiar with, but its theoretical understanding – despite the beauty of general relativity and string theory – is still shrouded in surprisingly many layers of mystery.
General Covariance in Gravity at a Lifshitz Point
We choose to state these theorems using the stronger separation properties in order to simplify exposition and not shroud the key ideas.
Dimension and measure for typical random fractals
This study, and future studies along this line, could potentially have a large impact on photometric ESP searches, since pushing the high-conﬁdence detection limit down even a fraction could potentially reveal transits that would otherwise remain unidentiﬁed, shrouded in noise.
A rigorous comparison of different planet detection algorithms
Sim´on, Goedel’s universe in a supertube shroud, arXiv:hep-th/0306057.
Causal Structure of d=5 Vacua and Axisymmetric Spacetimes
The rational conclusion is that many clusters are no longer recognizable as such by the time they remove their dust shrouds (Bonatto et al. 2006; Lada and Lada 2003).
Astrophysics in 2006
Notice that stars live backwards and have shrouds at the beginning rather than the end of their lives.
Astrophysics in 2006
Data on trader behavior is found in the ﬁles of brokers, usually shrouded in secrecy.
Turnover, account value and diversification of real traders: evidence of collective portfolio optimizing behavior
To conclude, “Although time is a concept that attracted and occupied the thoughts of a countless number of thinkers and scholars over centuries, its true nature still remains wrapped in a shroud of mystery” .
LHC card games: bringing about retrocausality?
More importantly, distances remained largely unknown, the signatures of their tiny parallaxes buried under a shroud of errorprone measurements imposed by the ﬂickering atmosphere. A fundamentally new approach to measuring star positions was required.
Hipparcos: a Retrospective
But , the link of quantum theory with the conscious observer still remains shrouded in mystery [14, 15, 16] and the nature of the quantum state and of the measurement process remain open to ever-newer interpretations .
Are Quantum States Subjective?
V γ line has been successfully observed with the shrouds.
Review of double beta experiments