2. Verb. (third-person singular of shroud) ¹
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Definition of Shrouds
1. shroud [v] - See also: shroud
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Literary usage of Shrouds
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The rigging must also provide the crew with the means of going aloft, and with standing ground to do their work when aloft. Therefore the shrouds (see ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Therefore the shrouds (see below) are utilized to form ladders of rope, of which the steps are called ratlines, by which the crew can mount. ..."
3. Seamanship by George Strong Nares, United States Coast Guard Academy (1865)
"A strop with a thimble seized in, to which the mizen topmast stay is secured, is placed under the shrouds (Fig. 118). What extra rigging is there on the ..."
4. Boyer's French Dictionary: Comprising All the Improvements of the Latest by Abel Boyer (1849)
"Han/ions du petit ms-It do hums-, foretop-mast or fore-top shrouds. ... Haubans a ca/once, shrouds that set up with a runs-s-er and tackle ; (chiefly used ..."
5. The Young Mill-wright and Miller's Guide: Illustrated by Twenty-eight by Oliver Evans, Cadwallader Evans, Thomas Ellicott (1860)
"Circle both edges of the shrouds by the sweep, dress them to the proper width and thickness; lay out the laps 5 inches long; set a gauge to a little more ..."
6. Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and (1823)
"The shrouds as well as the sails are denominated from the masts to which they ... The number of shrouds by which a mast is sustained, as well as the size of ..."