enshroud

verb
en·​shroud | \ in-ˈshrau̇d How to pronounce enshroud (audio) , en-, especially Southern -ˈsrau̇d \
enshrouded; enshrouding; enshrouds

Definition of enshroud

transitive verb

: to cover or enclose with or as if with a shroud

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Examples of enshroud in a Sentence

the criminal organization uses a strictly enforced vow of silence to enshroud its villainous doings a dense fog enshrouded the bridge spanning the harbor
Recent Examples on the Web Then came the smoke — not just from the forest but also from some 14,000 houses and their contents that burned, generating a thick plume that enshrouded portions of Northern California for weeks and left Norton gasping. Washington Post, "As wildfires get worse, smoke spreads, stokes health worries," 11 Jan. 2020 Then came the smoke — not just from the forest but also from some 14,000 houses and their contents that burned, generating a thick plume that enshrouded portions of Northern California for weeks and left Norton gasping. Washington Post, "As wildfires get worse, smoke spreads, stokes health worries," 11 Jan. 2020 Then came the smoke — not just from the forest but also from some 14,000 houses and their contents that burned, generating a thick plume that enshrouded portions of Northern California for weeks and left Norton gasping. Washington Post, "As wildfires get worse, smoke spreads, stokes health worries," 11 Jan. 2020 Then came the smoke — not just from the forest but also from some 14,000 houses and their contents that burned, generating a thick plume that enshrouded portions of Northern California for weeks and left Norton gasping. Washington Post, "As wildfires get worse, smoke spreads, stokes health worries," 11 Jan. 2020 Then came the smoke — not just from the forest but also from some 14,000 houses and their contents that burned, generating a thick plume that enshrouded portions of Northern California for weeks and left Norton gasping. Washington Post, "As wildfires get worse, smoke spreads, stokes health worries," 11 Jan. 2020 Then came the smoke — not just from the forest but also from some 14,000 houses and their contents that burned, generating a thick plume that enshrouded portions of Northern California for weeks and left Norton gasping. Washington Post, "As wildfires get worse, smoke spreads, stokes health worries," 11 Jan. 2020 Then came the smoke — not just from the forest but also from some 14,000 houses and their contents that burned, generating a thick plume that enshrouded portions of Northern California for weeks and left Norton gasping. Washington Post, "As wildfires get worse, smoke spreads, stokes health worries," 11 Jan. 2020 Then came the smoke — not just from the forest but also from some 14,000 houses and their contents that burned, generating a thick plume that enshrouded portions of Northern California for weeks and left Norton gasping. Washington Post, "As wildfires get worse, smoke spreads, stokes health worries," 10 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of enshroud

1583, in the meaning defined above

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“Enshroud.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enshroud. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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enshroud

verb

English Language Learners Definition of enshroud

formal : to cover (something or someone) in a way that makes seeing or understanding difficult

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