shroud (

     n 1: a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a
     2: a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a
        sail is set in relation to the wind [syn: sheet, tack,
         mainsheet, weather sheet]
     3: burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped [syn: pall, cerement,
         winding-sheet, winding-clothes]
     v 1: cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization
          are shrouded in mystery" [syn: enshroud, hide, cover]
     2: form a cover like a shroud; "Mist shrouded the castle"
     3: wrap in a shroud; of corpses