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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of shrowd.


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  • As alliance politics are always shrowded in secrecy, I have limited details, but I assume that he has pulled a few strings and talked to old friends to get us a pass.

    The 800 lb gorilla in Eve-Online

  • The monk, whose face was still shrowded, he thought advanced, till, having come within a few paces of Vivaldi, he paused, and, lifting the awful cowl that had hitherto concealed him, disclosed — not the countenance of

    The Italian

  • Then I went to offer my services to the other ladies, who might want assistance — They were all scudding through the passage to their several apartments; and as the thoroughfair was lighted by two lamps, I had a pretty good observation of them in their transit; but as most of them were naked to the smock, and all their heads shrowded in huge nightcaps,

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • The Gallies, seeing this suddaine great victorious ouerthrow, made all the hast they could toward the Bridge called Puente de Sua鏾, and there shrowded themselues in such sort as our shippes could not by any meanes possible come nigh them for lacke of water.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Britains, driuing them to the verie sea coasts, where they shrowded themselues among the other Britains, that before were setled in the countrie there, ancientlie called (as before we said) Armorica, that is, a region lieng on the sea coast: for _Ar_ in the British toong signifieth vpon; and _Moure_, perteining to the sea.

    Chronicles (1 of 6): The Historie of England (4 of 8) The Fovrth Booke Of The Historie Of England

  • "Pd. to a cople of women that shrowded ye lazar John Nyclis: and ther breake faste yt tyme, VIs."

    The Cornwall Coast

  • The one in which he entered was vast and shrowded in the dusk of evening.

    Tales of a Traveller

  • Under Mary, he shrowded himself in that profound obscurity in which alone he could make safety accord with honor and conscience.

    Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth

  • It was so faint, that it would not perhaps have been visible, if the moon had not been shrowded.

    Wieland; or the Transformation. An American Tale.

  • The world of man was shrowded in misery and blood, and constituted a loathsome spectacle.

    Wieland; or the Transformation. An American Tale.


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