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: of or resembling tweed
a tweedy wool blend
: given to wearing tweeds
: informal or suggestive of the outdoors in taste or habits
: academic, scholarly
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1912, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: made of tweed or resembling tweed
: wearing tweed clothing or tending to wear tweed clothing
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