|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) That which clothes, covers, conceals, or protects; a garment.
2. (n.) Especially, the dress for the dead; a winding sheet.
3. (n.) That which covers or shelters like a shroud.
4. (n.) A covered place used as a retreat or shelter, as a cave or den; also, a vault or crypt.
5. (n.) The branching top of a tree; foliage.
6. (n.) A set of ropes serving as stays to support the masts. The lower shrouds are secured to the sides of vessels by heavy iron bolts and are passed around the head of the lower masts.
7. (n.) One of the two annular plates at the periphery of a water wheel, which form the sides of the buckets; a shroud plate.
8. (n.) To cover with a shroud; especially, to enclose in a winding sheet; to dress for the grave.
9. (n.) To cover, as with a shroud; to protect completely; to cover so as to conceal; to hide; to veil.
10. (v. i.) To take shelter or harbor.
11. (v. t.) To lop. See Shrood.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
shroud (choresh, "bough"): Winding-sheet for the dead. See BURIAL. Used in the King James Version, the English Revised Version Ezekiel 31:3 in the rare old sense of "shelter," "covering." the American Standard Revised Version has "a forest-like shade" choresh, "wood," "wooded height") (Isaiah 17:9, etc.). Compare Milton, Comus, 147.
Shroud (6 Occurrences)
Matthew 27:59 Joseph took the body, and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, (See RSV)
Mark 15:46 He bought a linen cloth, and taking him down, wound him in the linen cloth, and laid him in a tomb which had been cut out of a rock. He rolled a stone against the door of the tomb. (See RSV)
Luke 23:53 He took it down, and wrapped it in a linen cloth, and laid him in a tomb that was cut in stone, where no one had ever been laid. (See RSV)
Job 40:13 Hide them in the dust together. Bind their faces in the hidden place. (See NIV)
Isaiah 25:7 And in this mountain he will put an end to the shade covering the face of all peoples, and the veil which is stretched over all nations. (See NIV)
Ezekiel 31:3 Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature; and his top was among the thick boughs. (KJV JPS DBY)