maud

[ mawd ]
/ mɔd /

noun

a gray woolen plaid worn by shepherds and others in S Scotland.
a rug or wrap of like material, used as a traveling robe, steamer rug, etc.

Origin of maud

First recorded in 1780–90; perhaps apocopated variant of obsolete maldy a coarse gray woolen cloth

Definition for maud (2 of 2)

Maud
[ mawd ]
/ mɔd /

noun

Also Maude. a female given name, form of Matilda.
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British Dictionary definitions for maud

maud
/ (mɔːd) /

noun

a shawl or rug of grey wool plaid formerly worn in Scotland

Word Origin for maud

C18: of unknown origin
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