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shroud (something) in (something else)

To conceal or obfuscate something within some state or condition. They have shrouded the contract in so much jargon and obscure language that no one but legal experts will be able to understand it. I don't understand why he is shrouding his plan in so much secrecy.
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shrouds have no pockets

A dead person cannot bring their material wealth or goods with them into the afterlife, so it is futile to hoard them while one is alive. (A shroud is a sheet wrapped around a dead body for burial.) Though he made a great deal of money, he was one of the most miserly, uncharitable people I ever knew. It just seems like such a waste now that he's dead, seeing as a shroud has no pockets. The preacher told us that shrouds have no pockets, so it is more important to seek spiritual wealth.
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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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He explored some of the discoveries: the fact that the shroud was not a painting, that the image on it was a negative (only discovered when it was photographed for the first time in the 19th century), the discovery of pollen from plants found only near Jerusalem, the presence of blood that was proven to be of a victim of torture and the image that could have been formed by a burst of radiation, not dissimilar to images left in Hiroshima following the nuclear bomb on the Japanese city.
Ruger Precision Rifles (regardless of caliber) that have an aluminum bolt shroud and fall within the following serial number ranges are potentially affected: 180026274 to 1800-78345 or 1801-00506 to 1801-30461.
You screwed in the barrel, then attached the shroud and the barrel nut and with the final adjustment, you inserted the supplied feeler gauge for a precise fit.
The 14ft by 3ft shroud, which is currently displayed at St John the Baptist Cathedral in Turin, carries a faintly stained image of a man and has been venerated for centuries as Christ's burial shroud.
The 19,240 Shrouds of the Somme aims to commemorate all the allied soldiers who fell on the first day of the battle which began on July 1, 1916.
The 19240 Shrouds Of The Somme aims to commemorate all 19,240 allied soldiers who fell on the first day of the battle which began on July 1, 1916 - the most costly day in the history of the British army.
A fastening system that only requires welding a base for each shroud, thus making installation easy and quick while reducing machine downtime.
I will speak openly: If Erdoy-an did not exist in this circumstance, if he did not wear his shroud to serve his nation, there would more bloodshed, more deaths and more serious operations in our country.
There is a female thread on the back that the bolt shroud screws into.
The faithful are invited to a public viewing of a life-size replica of the Shroud of Turin at the St.
The Shroud of Tourin" was created in the autumn of 1966 after Lennon commented that The Beatles were more popular than Jesus.
Each screen has hooks and a thumbscrew and locknut to secure it to the fan shroud.
com) Reuters , refers to the death shroud that awaits Islamic State fighters responsible for crimes against the Syrian people.
Arts development agency GemArts are presenting The Shroud, a two-man, miniature epic about loss, time and the things that connect us at Gateshead's Caedmon Hall on Saturday September 13.
London, Apr 3 ( ANI ): A new analysis of the Shroud of Turin suggests that whoever created it thought crucifixion involved the hands being nailed above the head.