shrowd

shrowd

(ʃruːd)
adj
obsolete a variant form of shrewd
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You can imagine the experienced worker's face when she entered the bedroom five minutes later to see the young girl sitting on a chair next to the body with her head bowed reverentially WEARING the shrowd.
in the silent Vault, Where lyes your own pale shrowd, to hover o're it, Striving to enter your forbidden Corps; And often, often, vainly breathe your Ghost Into your lifeless lips: [.
The early associations which we perhaps have formed of terror, with the ideas of apparitions, and winding sheets, and sable shrowds, should be unknown to children.