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Definition of "cheviot" [cheviot]

  • A coarse woolen fabric made from the wool of Cheviot sheep (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cheviot" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "Rough-faced cloths, such as cheviot, frieze, and serge, retain moisture like a blanket, and shrink after exposure to much rain; but Melton, which is of"