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Turin Shroud, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishTurin Shroud, thethe Turin ShroudˌTurin ˈShroud, the  a piece of cloth which is believed by some people to have covered the dead body of Jesus Christ after he had been crucified (crucify ) and to be marked with an image of his face. But scientists who tested the cloth using carbon dating methods believe that it is not as old as that.
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