Green’s Dictionary of Slang

strommel n.

also strammel, strumil, strummel
[? OF estramer, to spread with straw or rushes]

1. [mid-16C–1900s] (UK Und.) straw.

2. [mid-17C–mid-19C] hair; thus strummulo, false pubic hair.

In compounds

strommel-faker (n.) (also strummer-faker, -feker) [faker n. (1)]

[late 18C–early 19C] a barber.

strommel-patch (n.) (also strummel-patch)

[late 16C–early 17C] a pej. name for a person; thus strummel-patched adj.