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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun shroud:
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What does shroud mean?
Shroud is a fictional superhero in the Marvel Comics universe. He first appeared in Super-Villain Team-Up #5,, and was created by Steve Englehart and Herb Trimpe.
"Shroud" is a book by John Banville.
Shroud: On a sailboat, the shrouds are pieces of standing rigging which hold the mast up from side to side. There is frequently more than one shroud on each side of the boat.
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Solving the Mystery by Robert K. Wilcox
Perhaps the shroud is a last attempt by God—or whatever one thinks rules the universe—to show us that the immaterial world exists. For Christians of whatever denomination who need proof, and for others with a tradition of the afterlife, the ...
Shroud of Turin have been crucified. Some believe that the image was implanted on the cloth by some mysterious means at the moment of Christ's resurrection. The Shroud first enters historical accounts in the middle of the fourteenth century.
a treatise on boilers, steam engines, the locomotive, electricity, machine shop practice, air brake practice, engineer's catechism, gas, oil, traction and automobile motors, refrigeration by International School of Engineering
— By a shroud ring for each row, in which holes are punched to receive the projections on the tips of the blades. These holes are spaced by special machinery to match the ...
* SHROUD, s. fjcpub, Saxon.] The Sax. rcpub means apparel, garments; from ...
Comprising a Dictionary of Nautical Words and Phrases, Biographical Notices, and Records of Naval Officers, Special Articles on Naval Art and Science
The forward shroud is called the swifter. Shrouds after being cut, when of rope, are wormed, parceled, and served where the eyes are formed, and swifters, all the length ; when of wire, they are red-leaded, wormed, and parceled, again red- ...
and critic Paul de Man (Shroud), and to spin ...
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Shrouded church in Barcelona, Spain.
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A copy only, but still impressive, especially exposed that way.
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Merino wool, felted
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Shroud Bridge over the Daugava river in Riga
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Shroud Of Impurity Is a Technical Death Metal band From Bogota, Colombia
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The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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