winding-sheet (n.) Old form(s): winding sheet
burial cloth, shroud
3H6 I.i.129[King to all, of his father and grandfather] their colours ... / Shall be my winding-sheet
3H6 II.v.114[Father to himself, of the son he killed] These arms of mine shall be thy winding-sheet
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