winding-sheet

noun
wind·​ing-sheet | \ ˈwīn-diŋ-ˌshēt How to pronounce winding-sheet (audio) \

Definition of winding-sheet

: a sheet in which a corpse is wrapped

First Known Use of winding-sheet

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Winding-sheet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/winding-sheet. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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