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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A woolen coating and suiting fabric of Scottish origin having a rough appearance and made usually in twill weaves. (plural)

Usage examples (37)
  • Huntsman has a unique reputation when it comes to tweeds.
  • Looking forward to those muted tweeds and ruddy hues of autumn?
  • GEELONG (25,000) locally noted for its manufacture of "tweeds."
  • A man in tweeds came on backwards and collided with the hammock. for more
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