shroud in

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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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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One of the most intriguing mysteries connected with Our Lord's life is what happened to the shroud in which He was buried.
William of Tyre, who accompanied the King of Jerusalem to Constantinople in 1171, reported that the Shroud of Christ was preserved in the imperial palace, and there are several references to the presence of the Shroud in Constantinople from the 12th to the 14th century.
A carbon-14 test was performed on a sample of the Shroud in 1988 to determine its age.
The Shroud of Turin Research Project (STURP), a group of scientists who began researching the Shroud in 1976, stated in its report: 'The actual image was created by a phenomenon (as yet unknown) or a momentous event that caused .
In his year-long quest to do just that, Downing and his colleagues at Studio Macbeth, who had already created a moving model of US president Abraham Lincoln from photographs, visited the Colorado Turin Shroud Center, which was allowed to carry out a detailed examination of the shroud in 1978.
Drivers, if you've been doing a lot of cross-country driving lately, the fiberglass fan shroud in your HMMWV may have taken a beating.
The Shroud Was The Resurrection: The Body Theft, The Shroud In The Tomb, And The Image That Inspired A Myth by John Loken is an inherently fascinating study of the highly intricate complexities involved with the famous Shroud of Turin and its historically influential history.
The brewer started to pour the beer into bottles clad in a distinctive foil wrap and shroud in 1961.
A few months before this event, the Crusader wrote he came across the city's Church of St Mary of Blachernae "where there was the Shroud in which our Lord had been w rapped, which every Friday raised itself upright, so that one could see the figure of Our Lord on it.
Madmen will try to clone Jesus from the Turin shroud in a bizarre movie announced yesterday.
Testing showed that reducing the leakage of the shroud area simply by maintaining a shroud in good condition reduced the dust emissions by approximately 63%.
It was, suggests de Wesselow, seeing the Shroud in the days just after the crucifixion, rather than any encounter with a flesh and blood, risen Christ, that convinced the apostles that Jesus had come back from the dead.
In fact, the only recent argument against the authenticity of the Shroud was that deriving: from radio-carbon dating performed in 1988, which put the origin of the Shroud in the Middle Ages.
He explained that several veiled appearances of the number 15, hidden in the fabric by the artist, indicated that Giotto created the Shroud in 1315.
This sample tested by carbon dating came from a single sample cut from the edge of the Shroud in a section where the cloth was dyed, evidently as part of some medieval repair to match the colour of the original cloth: "The combined evidence from chemical kinetics, analytical chemistry, cotton content, and pyrolysisms proves that the material from the radiocarbon area of the Shroud is significantly different from that of the main cloth.