from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of shroud.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The shrouds. See shroud, n., 7.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The sides of a water-wheel which form the ends of the buckets.
  • n. Same as shroud, 7.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • He went out, and when afternoon came he returned, took a billhook from the woodman's shed, and with a ladder climbed into the lower part of the tree, where he began lopping off -- "shrouding," as they called it at

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  • Not only that, but the hyperventilating media went on and on about Mr. Jobs 'talent for "shrouding" his announcements of new gadgets in secrecy.

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  • The gloom surrounding him felt as thick as the fog shrouding the skyline.

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  • Julius had taken a few steps toward the attacking dog, dragging Aidan with him, but a thick, impenetrable fog—created by Joshua, no doubt— appeared out of nowhere, shrouding the scene, increasing the confusion.


  • The heart of the problem is what those powers-that-be are up against, the pressure exerted by the prejudiced and privileged to maintain this unjust segregation by shrouding it in misdirections and misrepresentations.

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  • The approach, which ran counter to the usual strategy of shrouding ads in secrecy until the big game, helped the spot gain plenty of attention heading into the gridiron match-up.

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  • Only Dante's proximity to Hades keeps the ice from forming and permanently shrouding itself in water ice.

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  • To date Sea Shepherd have not provided "propeller shrouding" for these whirling Ginsu Knives of the Antarctic and intend on putting this vessel in between Japans harpoon vessels and the whales.

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  • Propeller shrouding would protect whales from these extreme blades while still allowing this vessel to "close intercept" with the animals and Japanese whalers.

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  • The silence of gloom is merciful, shrouding one as with protection and breathing a thousand intangible sympathies; but the bright White Silence, clear and cold, under steely skies, is pitiless.

    The White Silence


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