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- v. To trim; to lop.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To trim; to lop.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A variant of shroud.
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Ain by ain the enemy is defeated, fa'ing like Lucifer in a flamin 'shrood.
Frae t 'ullets' tree; doon chimleys three there cam a shrood o 'soot.
An 'yet that was not all, for hard by stood a tall imperial shape o' a woman, all arrayed in white, wi 'a great veil o' finest lace worn o'er a shrood.
But oh, my dear, when I saw the shrood, and kent what it might mean, I expeckit to see the worms crawl round yer feet.
But later, the morn after Rupert used his fire in his room for the first time, I told him what I had dreamt; for, lassie, my dear, I saw ye as bride at that weddin 'in fine lace o'er yer shrood, and orange-flowers and ithers in yer black hair; an' I saw the stars in yer bonny een -- the een I love.
"An 'whea be-owes (5) coffin an' shrood, foul witch?