Cheviot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cheviot hardy hornless sheep of the Cheviot Hills noted for its short thick wool
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cheviot A valuable breed of mountain sheep in Scotland, which takes its name from the Cheviot hills.
    • Cheviot A woolen fabric, for men's clothing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Cheviot A sheep of a breed so called from the Cheviot Hills, between England and Scotland. Cheviots are noted for their large carcass and valuable wool, qualities which, combined with a hardiness second only to that of the black-faced breed, make them the most valuable race of mountain sheep in Great Britain. The fleece weighs from 3 to 4 pounds, and the carcass of ewes varies from 12 to 16 pounds per quarter, that of wethers from 16 to 20 pounds.
    • n Cheviot [lowercase] A loosely woven woolen cloth made from the wool of the Cheviot sheep.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cheviot chē′vi-ot or chev′i-ot a hardy breed of short-wooled sheep reared on the Cheviot Hills: a cloth made from their wool.
    • n Cheviot chē′vi-ot or chev′i-ot, a hardy breed of short-wooled sheep reared on the Cheviot Hills: a cloth made from their wool.
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Usage

In literature:

Many of the cheviot fabrics are made exclusively of these noils.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
Greenock and Elgin were near the northern limit of the zone of totality, and the Cheviots and Berwick upon the southern limit.
"The Story of Eclipses" by George Chambers
There are Cheviots from the English and Scotch hill country.
"The Story of Wool" by Sara Ware Bassett
Obtain also specimens of merino cloth, cashmere, cheviot, and other similar goods; compare them and note the difference.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
The CHEVIOT has a long body, long face, long legs, and long ears.
"The Stock-Feeder's Manual" by Charles Alexander Cameron
Since, you're from the old country, you can take the little Cheviot and the ponderous Shropshire as examples.
"Prescott of Saskatchewan" by Harold Bindloss
The lounge suit in summer is of blue flannel or very light cheviot or tweed.
"The Complete Bachelor" by Walter Germain
It had been a blue cheviot once, I guess; the sort that takes on seven shades of purple about the second season.
"Odd Numbers" by Sewell Ford
His coat was of black cheviot, new, and of the current cut.
"The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton" by Wardon Allan Curtis
Lothian was then the name of the whole of the northern part of Bernicia stretching from the Cheviots to the Forth.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
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In poetry:

Beyond the Cheviots and the Tweed,
Beyond the Firth of Forth,
My memory returns at speed
To Scotland and the North.
"For Scotland" by Robert Fuller Murray
Warm spring wind, spots of cheviot and mud,
Early naileries' hoots faraway,
On the grater of cobble-stones road,
As on radishes lavishly sprayed,
Tears stand out clearly at break of day.
"I hang limp on the Creator's pen" by Boris Pasternak

In news:

Vandals, burn, steal political signs in Cheviot.
Jon Taffer was called in to save the family-run " Black Sheep " in the Irish-German community of Cheviot, Ohio.
The Black Sheep in Cheviot, Ohio was out of money and out of options.
In 2007 Owner Scott, a local firefighter, decided to open the Cheviot, Ohio bar The Black Sheep .
Jon Taffer was called in to save the family-run "Black Sheep" in the Irish-German community of Cheviot, Ohio.
In 2007 Owner Scott, a local firefighter, decided to open the Cheviot, Ohio bar The Black Sheep.
Vandals, burn, steal political signs in Cheviot .
Ken Mok lists in Cheviot Hills.
In 2007 Owner Scott, a local firefighter, decided to open the Cheviot , Ohio bar The Black Sheep.
'Bar Rescue' Turns Around Cheviot Bar.
For the Cheviot restaurant and bar that took part in Spike TV's "Bar Rescue," it was simply that: a rescue.
Daniel Freudenberger sells his Cheviot Hills home.
Ken Mok lists in Cheviot Hills .
Cheviot Native Andy Williams Dies.
Two fields in Cheviot got a facelift thanks to the Reds Community Fund.
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