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Pronunciation of Shrouds: Learn how to pronounce Shrouds in English correctly

Learn how to say Shrouds correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word shroud:

noun
1a length of cloth or an enveloping garment in which a dead person is wrapped for burial:
he was buried in a linen shroud
technical a protective casing or cover:
the trigger shroud prevents snagging on clothing
2a thing that envelops or obscures something:
a shroud of mist
they operate behind a shroud of secrecy
3 (shrouds) a set of ropes forming part of the standing rigging of a sailing boat and supporting the mast or topmast.
(also shroud line) each of the lines joining the canopy of a parachute to the harness.
verb
[with object]
1wrap or dress (a body) in a shroud for burial:
the body was washed and shrouded
2cover or envelop so as to conceal from view:
mountains shrouded by cloud
the mystery which shrouds the origins of the universe
Origin:

late Old English scrÅ«d ‘garment, clothing’, of Germanic origin, from a base meaning ‘cut’; related to shred. An early sense of the verb (Middle English) was ‘cover so as to protect’