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stroud

[stroud] /straʊd/
noun
1.
a coarse woolen cloth, blanket, or garment formerly used by the British in bartering with the North American Indians.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; named after Stroud in Gloucestershire, England, where woolens are made
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stroud

/straʊd/
noun
1.
a coarse woollen fabric
Word Origin
C17: perhaps named after Stroud, textile centre in Gloucestershire
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