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cheviot

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noun, often capitalized chev·i·ot \ˈshe-vē-ət, especially British ˈche-\

Definition of cheviot

  1. 1 :  any of a breed of hardy hornless relatively small sheep that are a source of quality mutton and have their origin in the Cheviot hills

  2. 2 a :  a fabric of cheviot wool b :  a heavy rough napped plain or twill fabric of coarse wool or worsted c :  a sturdy soft-finished plain or twill cotton shirting



1815

First Known Use of cheviot

1815


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