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enshroud

[en-shroud] /ɛnˈʃraʊd/
verb (used with object)
1.
to shroud; conceal.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; en-1 + shroud
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Examples for enshroud
  • Merely being in a public library does not enshroud patrons in a veil of privacy.
  • In this arrangement, gas borne dust is admitted, enshroud- ed by clean air.
British Dictionary definitions for enshroud

enshroud

/ɪnˈʃraʊd/
verb
1.
(transitive) to cover or hide with or as if with a shroud the sky was enshrouded in mist
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Word Origin and History for enshroud
enshroud
1580s, from en- + shroud. Related: Enshrouded; enshrouding.
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