shroud englannista suomeksi
1636, (w), ''Paraphrase upon the Psalms and Hymns dispersed throughout the Old and New Testaments''
- swaddled, as new born, in sable shrouds
1826, (w), (w), volume 3, chapter 2
- Yet let us goǃ England is in her shroud – we may not enchain ourselves to a corpse.
(RQ:Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet)
That which covers or shelters like a shroud.
(RQ:Byron Childe Harold)
A covered place used as a retreat or shelter, as a cave or den; also, a vault or crypt.
1618, (w), ''Homeric Hymns''
- The shroud to which he won / His fair-eyed oxen.
1554, (w), ''A Dictionarie in English and Latine''
- a vault, or shroud, as under a church
One of the two annular plates at the periphery of a water wheel, which form the sides of the buckets; a shroud plate.
To cover with a shroud.
(RQ:Bacon Sylva Sylvarum)
- One of these trees, with all his young ones, may shroud four hundred horsemen.
- Some tempest rise, / And blow out all the stars that light the skies, / To shroud my shame.
To take shelter or harbour.
The branching top of a tree; foliage.
(quote-book)| title=(w)|chapter=xxxi.iii| edition=(w)| url=http://www.kingjamesbibleonline.org/1611-Bible/book.php?book=Ezekiel&chapter=31&verse=3| passage=Behold, the Assyrian was a Cedar in Lebanon with faire branches, and with a shadowing shrowd, and of an hie stature, and his top was among the thicke boughes.
To lop the branches from (a tree).