English version

winding sheet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Death
winding sheetwinding sheet /ˈwaɪndɪŋ ʃiːt/ noun [countable]  MXa cloth that is wrapped around a dead person’s body before it is buried, used especially in the past syn shroud
Examples from the Corpus
winding sheetThe winding sheet was also found permeated with excessive dampness.
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