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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