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cheviot

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

Definition of CHEVIOT

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
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
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First Known Use of CHEVIOT

1815

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