Definition of stroud in English:

stroud

noun

Canadian
  • Coarse woolen fabric, formerly used in the manufacture of blankets for sale to North American Indians.

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation

stroud

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