Definition of Shroudy

1. a. Affording shelter.



Definition of Shroudy

1. Adjective. (obsolete) Affording shelter. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shroudy

1. giving shelter [adj SHROUDIER, SHROUDIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shroudy

shroomheads
shrooming
shrooms
shroud-laid
shroud knot
shroud knots
shrouded
shrouded gear
shrouded gears
shroudier
shrouding
shroudless
shroudlike
shrouds
shroudy (current term)
shrove
shroved
shroves
shroving
shrow
shrowd
shrowded
shrowding
shrowds
shrowed
shrowing
shrows
shrthnd
shrub

Literary usage of Shroudy

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1. Report and Transactions (1881)
"He said, 'They be come now vor to use all shroudy sticks vor kidney beans; and I 'd so lay use shroudy sticks my zull as ever I would trimmed ones. ..."

2. The West Somerset Word-book: A Glossary of Dialectal and Archaic Words and by Frederick Thomas Elworthy (1886)
"... a common practice to cut off all branches from the tall elm trees, and to leave a mere pole with a tuft on the top. This is to shroud the trees. shroudy ..."

3. Pennsylvania Archivesby Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania State Library by Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania State Library (1878)
"1782, March 30, Esquire, John, and Mary Peddle. 1778, May 29, Essling, Hannah, and Andrew Dyer. 1790, April 7, Ealing, Sarah, and Jacob shroudy. ..."

4. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1837)
"... in the appearance of the mountain's top, which, instead of standing out clear against the blue sky, was almost always enveloped in a shroudy mist, or, ..."

5. Colonial Records of Pennsylvania by Samuel Hazard (1853)
"The Petition of Ann shroudy, praying leave to go to New York, was read ; and thereupon, it was agreed that the said Petition be granted. ..."

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