Definition of stroud in English:

stroud

noun

mass nounCanadian
  • Coarse woollen fabric of a kind used in the manufacture of blankets.

    • ‘The tail of nearly every Sioux horse is tied with a strip of red stroud cloth as a sign of war.’
    • ‘She is renowned for her wall hangings, constructed with shapes cut from felt or wool stroud.’

Origin

Late 17th century: perhaps from the name of Stroud in Gloucestershire.

Pronunciation

stroud

/straʊd/