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stroud

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Pronunciation: /straʊd
 
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Definition of stroud in English:

noun

[mass noun] Canadian
Coarse woollen fabric of a kind used in the manufacture of blankets.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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