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shroud someone or something in something

to wrap or conceal someone or something in something. They shrouded Mr. Carlson in sailcloth and prepared him for burial at sea. They shrouded the decision in a series of formalities.
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Shrouds have no pockets.

Prov. You cannot take any material goods with you when you die. You should use your money to enjoy yourself while you're alive. Shrouds have no pockets.
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The shrouded man, whose bones were dated by radioc= arbon methods to 1-50 C.
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You may remember the photo of the anonymous corpse in the wheelchair, shrouded with an afghan, outside of the Morial Convention center.
The removal of the shrouded building is critical for full redevelopment of the World Trade Center site.
At the end, a shrouded green LED mimics the fly's illuminated posterior, propelled by the irregular circling motion of the fans.
The origins of the Knights Templar are shrouded in mystery compared to their very public end.
Like that of other mythological heroes, Che's death was shrouded in mystery: The photographs of his body, in which he looked eerily alive, were ambiguous; rumors of the capture and murder multiplied, and the body was not seen until 1997, when Che's skeleton was disinterred from a mass grave of rebellious Bolivian peasants.
Anheuser-Busch has quietly removed the paper top that has long shrouded bottles of Michelob and Michelob Light, ending a 40-year packaging tradition.
Still largely a unique process for steel founders, shrouded pouring trials showed a significant increase in metal cleanliness and a total cost savings.