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winding sheet

[wīn′ding]
a shroud for wrapping a dead body.
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The train of withered mourners, the hoary bridegroom in his shroud, the pale features of the aged bride, and the death-bell tolling through the whole, till its deep voice overpowered the marriage words, all marked the funeral of earthly hopes.
My new employment struck Hands all of a heap; he began to see the dice going against him, and after an obvious hesitation, he also hauled himself heavily into the shrouds, and with the dirk in his teeth, began slowly and painfully to mount.
They did not fall alone; with a choked cry, the coxswain loosed his grasp upon the shrouds and plunged head first into the water.
Nigel Goddard, a former Rolls-Royce jet-engine performance engineer, spoke about the Turin Shroud, weighing evidence that this was the shroud that wrapped the body of Jesus.
Ruger recently learned that some Ruger Precision Rifles (RPRs) may experience interference between the aluminum bolt shroud and the cocking piece (also known as the firing pin back).
But in time the barrel nut became an integral part of the barrel shroud, and the system grew on me.
IT is a matter of faith for Christians that the Shroud of Turin was wrapped around the body of Jesus after he was crucified.
As each shroud is completed he reads the soldier's name out loud and symbolically crosses them off the list.
Rob Heard with some of the 19,240 shroud figures created for the exhibition, symbolically crossing one of the names of the fallen off the list after completing a figure (right) and shroud figures laid out on the grass (below)
More steel--from 10% to 20%--in the front area of the shroud.
The slogan, "Being a soldier who wears a shroud for the leader with the shroud," is apparently in reference to Erdoy-an, who frequently reminds his audiences during his speeches that he departed for his holy voyage in politics with a shroud -- a clear reference to the idea that he is ready to be a martyr.
Mechanical engineers Fanti and Malfi assemble evidence from a number of sources to argue that the famous Shroud of Turin, which many believe wrapped the body of the crucified Jesus, does indeed date to the first century AD.