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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shroud, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shrouded; p. pr. & vb. n. Shrouding.]
 1. To cover with a shroud; especially, to inclose in a winding sheet; to dress for the grave.
    The ancient Egyptian mummies were shrouded in a number of folds of linen besmeared with gums.   --Bacon.
 2. To cover, as with a shroud; to protect completely; to cover so as to conceal; to hide; to veil.
    One of these trees, with all his young ones, may shroud four hundred horsemen.   --Sir W. Raleigh.
 Some tempest rise,
 And blow out all the stars that light the skies,
 To shroud my shame.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shroud·ed, a. Provided with a shroud or shrouds.
 Shrouded gear Mach., a cogwheel or pinion having flanges which form closed ends to the spaces between the teeth and thus strengthen the teeth by tying them together.