What does the word tweed mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Various