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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Their topics include the acquisition of the Shroud by the House of Savoy: documentary evidence; the first exhibition of the Shroud in Piedmont and Yolande of Valois, Duchess of Savoy; Turin and the Holy Shroud: supplies of wheat and management of public order during the Ostentations during the 17th and 18th centuries; the Shroud in the ceremonial policy of the House of Savoy between the end of the 16th century and the 18th century; and museum versus chapel of the Holy Shroud: the Octagonal Hall of the palace of Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy and King of Cyprus.
One of the most intriguing mysteries connected with Our Lord's life is what happened to the shroud in which He was buried.
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.
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.
Based on comparing the amount of vanillin in the fibres of cloth of known medieval origin with older cloth, Rogers concluded that the material used in the C-14 study of 1989 "was thus not part of the original cloth, and is invalid for determining the age of the Shroud." 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."