Definition of stroud in English:

stroud

noun

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

    ‘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

/straʊd/