tweed

Part of speech: noun

A twilled woolen fabric of unfinished surface.

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Usage examples "tweed":

  1. Just for a moment Fyles guessed he might be some farmer, and the tweed jacket suggested he was out to pay a visit to friends. - "The Law-Breakers", Ridgwell Cullum.
  2. She was a vast middle- aged woman clad in tweed and leather, but her abundance of firm, hard flesh could lend itself to the roughest exigences of a sporting outdoor life. - "Amabel Channice", Anne Douglas Sedgwick.
  3. A tale in Henderson is English: why not a tale in Chambers, the majority of whose tales are to be found also south of the Tweed? - "More English Fairy Tales", Various.