chev·i·ot noun, often capitalized \ˈshe-vē-ət, especially British ˈche-\
: 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
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
First Known Use of CHEVIOT
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