Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Affording shelter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Affording shelter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Affording shelter.

Etymologies

shroud +‎ -y? (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In that glimpse in the mirror, she had seen that her own face, above a delicate shroudy scarf with long flying ends, rose like some tired hothouse orchid, beautiful still, but fading, paling, passing; and she hated Gay's youth and freshness with a poignant hatred that was like the piercing of a stiletto.

    Blue Aloes Stories of South Africa

  • Between the farm and the far hills arose a curious line of shroudy blue, seeming to hover round the estate, mystically encircling it, and cutting it off from the rest of the desert.

    Blue Aloes Stories of South Africa

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