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noun \ˈstrau̇d\

Definition of stroud

  1. 1 also strouding play \ˈstrau̇-diŋ\ :  a coarse woolen cloth formerly used in trade with North American Indians

  2. 2 :  a blanket or garment of stroud

Origin and Etymology of stroud

probably from Stroud, town in England

First Known Use: 1683

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