Webster's Dictionary 
(n.) A kind of coarse blanket or garment used by the North American Indians.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia 
A busy manufacturing town of Gloucestershire; stands on rising ground overlooking the confluence of the Frome and Slade, which unite to form the Frome or Stroud Water, 10 m. SE. of Gloucester; numerous cloth and dye works are built along the banks of the river; in the town are several woollen factories.