Definition of Tweed

1. Noun. Thick woolen fabric used for clothing; originated in Scotland.

Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile
Specialized synonyms: Harris Tweed
Terms within: Wool, Woolen, Woollen
Derivative terms: Tweedy



2. Noun. (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth.
Exact synonyms: Flannel, Gabardine, White
Generic synonyms: Pant, Trouser
Language type: Plural, Plural Form

Definition of Tweed

1. n. A soft and flexible fabric for men's wear, made wholly of wool except in some inferior kinds, the wool being dyed, usually in two colors, before weaving.

Definition of Tweed

1. Noun. A coarse woolen fabric used for clothing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tweed

1. a coarse woolen fabric [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tweed

tweaging
tweakable
tweakage
tweaked
tweaker
tweakers
tweakier
tweakiest
tweaking
tweakings
tweaks
tweaky
twee
twee pop
tweed (current term)
tweedier
tweediest
tweedily
tweediness
tweedinesses
tweedle
tweedled
tweedler
tweedlers
tweedles
tweedlike
tweedling
tweeds
tweedy

Literary usage of Tweed

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1. History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 by James Ford Rhodes (1906)
"Behind tweed appears the jovial, vulgar face of Fisk whilst the guards at ... 2 So elated was tweed at har- ing obtained possession of the city and State ..."

2. The Connoisseur by Town, Bonnell Thornton, George Colman (1906)
"The Story of the tweed By the Right Hon. Sir Herbert Maxwell, Bart. (London: James Nisbet. £5 5s. net.) Reviewed FEW indeed are the rivers of Europe that ..."

3. The History of Tammany Hall by Gustavus Myers (1901)
"Mr. tweed has willed otherwise, and we must submit. ... tweed aimed at a high social place. He had removed from his modest house on Henry street to a ..."

4. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1809)
"... Fait by the river tweed. Have here a mod charming view of ... and the elegant bridge of fix arches over the tweed, near its junction with the ..."

5. Thomas Nast: His Period and His Pictures by Albert Bigelow Paine (1904)
"A Republican organ, Tammany was a natural enemy whose iniquities, as well as the personal deportment of tweed, had received a measure of notice. ..."

6. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1905)
"The most noteworthy of these cartoons was entitled "The Economical Council at Albany, NY" It was the first drawing in which the members of the tweed Ring ..."

7. The Book of British Topography: A Classified Catalogue of the Topographical by John Parker Anderson (1881)
"History of Berwick- upon-tweed ; being a concise description ofthat ancient borough, ... Berwick - upon - tweed, the Borders and the Land of Scott ; or the ..."

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