Definition of stroud in English:

Share this entry

stroud

Pronunciation: /straʊd/

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.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: stroud

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.