English dictionary definition of:



  • burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
  • (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
  • a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute


  • wrap in a shroud
  • cover as if with a shroud
  • form a cover like a shroud


cerement cover enshroud hide mainsheet pall sheet tack winding-clothes winding-sheet

Spellzone course content

View spelling list ou words - set 1 and learn about the word shroud in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 15. Spelling choices for /ou/ sound: ou, ow.

Scrabble score for shroud

Scrabble score = 10

generated at 20:30:22 on 19-01-20

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