cheviot


noun

  1. a city in SW Ohio.
  2. one of a British breed of sheep, noted for its heavy fleece of medium length.
  3. (lowercase) a woolen fabric in a coarse twill weave, for coats, suits, etc.

noun

  1. a large British breed of sheep reared for its wool
  2. (often not capital) a rough twill-weave woollen suiting fabric
n.

range of hills between Scotland and England, named for one of them, The Cheviot, attested from 12c. as Chiviet; of uncertain origin; the second element is perhaps Old English geat “gate.”

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