As a noun crout
is (archaic) sauerkraut.
As a proper noun croft is
, from the common noun croft, and from places named croft.
* 1869 , Edward Parmelee Smith, Incidents of the United States Christian commission (page 419)
- It was an invoice from the town of Lebanon, Ohio, of thirty-four barrels of crout and pickled cabbage. I could not help crying out on the spot — "Thank God for Lebanon! Thank God for the crout and cabbage."
A fenced piece of land, especially in Scotland, usually small and arable and used for small-scale food production and usually with a crofter's dwelling thereon.
* 1819 , Keats, :
- Hedge-crickets sing; and now with treble soft
(archaic) A carafe.
- The red-breast whistles from a garden-croft ;