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stroud

 (stroud)
n.
A coarse woolen cloth or blanket.

[After Stroud, an urban district of southwest-central England.]

stroud

(straʊd) or

strouding

n
(Textiles) a coarse woollen fabric
[C17: perhaps named after Stroud, textile centre in Gloucestershire]

stroud

(straʊd)

n.
a coarse woolen cloth, blanket, or garment formerly used by the British in bartering with the North American Indians.
[1670–80; perhaps after Stroud, town in Gloucestershire, England]
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Pickwick's notes of the four towns, Stroud, Rochester, Chatham, and Brompton, that his impressions of their appearance differ in any material point from those of other travellers who have gone over the same ground.
It was nearly four o'clock when we at last, after passing through the beautiful Stroud Valley, and over the broad gleaming Severn, found ourselves at the pretty little country-town of Ross.
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Strouds Linens, the former textiles "category killer," has returned as an online-only retailer headed by the original founder's son, Jeff Stroud.
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KEITH Stroud has returned to the EFL refereeing rota - a full four months after his penalty blunder during Newcastle United's victory over Burton Albion in April.
Chief executive David Stroud says smart technology will allow a household to predict its annual energy usage and potentially agree a price with its supply company for the coming 12 months.
Terence Stroud had 4,829 indecent images of children on a hard drive and a laptop, Teesside Crown Court heard.
The funding is paying to repair a disintegrating front porch on the home where an older couple lives, says Arthur Stroud, executive director for the Prince George's County Fuller Center.