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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Hardy hornless sheep of certain hills noted for its short thick wool.

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  • Originally the fabric known as cheviot was woven in England, from the strong, coarse wool of the cheviot sheep, whence the name.
  • The sheep of the highlands produce the heavy, coarse wool of which the well known "cheviot" and "frieze" textiles are made.
  • Why, he looks good either in Scotch cheviot or in overalls.
  • Many of the cheviot fabrics are made exclusively of these noils. for more
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