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enshroud

[en-shroud] /ɛnˈʃraʊd/
verb (used with object)
1.
to shroud; conceal.
Origin of enshroud
1575-1585
1575-85; en-1 + shroud
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  • And the door whereupon the shadow rested was, if I remember aright, over against the feet of the young Zoilus enshrouded.

  • After a while the shadows of night fell upon us, and we were enshrouded in the darkness.

    By Canoe and Dog-Train Egerton Ryerson Young
  • Paris now smote him on the jaw under his ear, whereon the life went out of him and he was enshrouded in the darkness of death.

    The Iliad Homer
  • I could only see those around me as if enshrouded in a blue-white mist.

  • Thus, as I have said, six months passed away, and the mystery which enshrouded Mr. Tompkins yet hung about him 'as a garment.'

  • He was striving to solve the mystery that enshrouded Marie-Anne's death.

    The Honor of the Name Emile Gaboriau
  • We were here far above the stratum of mist which enshrouded our camp and the sierra for some distance above it.

    Unexplored Spain Abel Chapman
  • The morning mist enshrouded the sky and the sun had not yet risen.

    Human Bullets Tadayoshi Sakurai
  • When I had left my home two days before I had no idea that I should so soon be enshrouded in the mists of mystery.

    The Coming of the King James Hocking
British Dictionary definitions for enshrouded

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 enshrouded

enshroud

v.

1580s, from en- (1) "make, put in" + shroud (n.). Related: Enshrouded; enshrouding.

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