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winding sheet

noun as in shroud

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If you use it wisely, it may be Ulysses' hauberk; if you reject it, the shirt of Nessus were a cooler winding-sheet!

Long trails of a pale tint simulated upon the water the folds of a winding-sheet.

I began to know Rome better, and cast aside the winding-sheet which had enwrapped me, as it were.

He is a fearful-looking deity, cadaverous as a skeleton, and wrapped in a winding sheet.

She sickened, and before many suns went down she lay in her winding sheet.


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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to winding-sheet, such as: cloak, pall, veil, cerecloth, cerement, and cerements.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.