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 for Shrouding
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shrouding \Shroud"ing\, n.
     The shrouds. See Shroud, n., 7.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shroud \Shroud\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shrouded; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Shrouding.] [Cf. AS. scr?dan. See Shroud, n.]
     1. To cover with a shroud; especially, to inclose in a
        winding sheet; to dress for the grave.
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              The ancient Egyptian mummies were shrouded in a
              number of folds of linen besmeared with gums.
                                                    --Bacon.
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     2. To cover, as with a shroud; to protect completely; to
        cover so as to conceal; to hide; to veil.
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              One of these trees, with all his young ones, may
              shroud four hundred horsemen.         --Sir W.
                                                    Raleigh.
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              Some tempest rise,
              And blow out all the stars that light the skies,
              To shroud my shame.                   --Dryden.
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