sindon [sin-duh n] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun Archaic. cloth of fine linen or silk, used especially for shrouds.
Origin of sindon 1400–50; late Middle English Latin sindōn Greek sindṓn Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for sindon Historical Examples of sindon
She turned as white as the sindon in her hand, and stood up.
Emily Sarah Holt
The material used, in addition to sendal, was worsted, sindon and cloth of Aylsham.
W. G. Perrin
Instead of the plural are, Old English had beoth and sind or sindon, same as the German sind.
W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell
Their only dress is a sindon or cloak, out of which they put forth one arm.
Serapion the Sindonite was so called because he wore nothing but a sindon, or linen shirt.