tweediness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tweediness an informal, homely, outdoor look characteristic of those who wear tweeds
    • n tweediness looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth)
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Usage

In literature:

But I'm the oldest clerk in Tweedy's.
"Stories By English Authors: London" by Various
My skin will henceforth fit my flesh So tightly and so Tweedie-ly?
"Bab Ballads and Savoy Songs" by W. S. Gilbert
Tweedie, E. B. Henrik Ibsen and Bjornstjerne Bjornson.
"Henrik Ibsen" by Ina Ten Eyck Firkins
John Tweedie was born in the year 1800, in the vicinity of Peebles, where his father was a shepherd.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume IV." by Various
WORKS BY DR. TWEEDIE.
"Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws" by James Buchanan
Tweedie, Mexico as I Saw It.
"Mexico" by Charles Reginald Enock
John Tweedie was born in the year 1800, in the vicinity of Peebles, where his father was a shepherd.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
A tweedy man with a small mustache stood in the doorway.
"Talents, Incorporated" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Sae I was dressed for Jennie Tweedie's bridal.
"Christine" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
The adorable tweedy roughness of his shoulder thrilled her cheek.
"The Valiants of Virginia" by Hallie Erminie Rives
The Tweedies are very auld, and took the name frae the water.
"The Shepherd's Calendar" by James Hogg
In a subtle, amusing way Tweedie makes her influence felt.
"Dawson Black: Retail Merchant" by Harold Whitehead
The LIBRARY of MEDICINE, conducted by Dr. Tweedie, with the assistance of numerous contributors of known and acknowledged abilities.
"Rob of the Bowl, Vol. I (of 2)" by John P. Kennedy
Tweedie, Mrs. Edmund, =1=, 36.
"The Letters of William James, Vol. II" by William James
London: William Tweedie, 337, Strand, 1863.
"George Cruikshank" by W. H. Chesson
Tweedy, Mrs., I, 227, 231.
"Julia Ward Howe" by Laura E. Richards
It would delight me to hear that Alice is "boarding" somewhere with Peggy and the afflicted infant whom I refuse to denominate "Tweedy.
"The Letters of Henry James (volume I)" by Henry James
Colonel Tweedie was shouting confused orders in front.
"The Potter's Thumb" by Flora Annie Steel
BUDD, G.: Tweedies' System of Pract.
"Scurvy Past and Present" by Alfred Fabian Hess
The very person, Mrs. Tweedie thought, to shine in a woman's club.
"The Morning Glory Club" by George A. Kyle
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In poetry:

"In me, as your adviser hints,
Of Abstinence you've got a type -
Of MR. TWEEDIE'S pretty prints
I am the happy prototype.
"Bob Polter" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"And shall I get so plump and fresh,
And look no longer seedily?
My skin will henceforth fit my flesh
So tightly and so TWEEDIE-ly?"
"Bob Polter" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Elvis Costello and Jeff Tweedy both celebrate birthdays on August 25th.
Introduces 00-DB Jeff Tweedy Custom Artist Edition Guitar.
Jeff Tweedy and Nels Cline Discuss the Guitars and Gear Behind Wilco's Latest Album, 'The Whole Love'.
Virginia Tech CB Jayron Hosley and LB Alonzo Tweedy are healthy and hungry entering 2012 Sugar Bowl.
Virginia Tech linebacker Alonzo Tweedy will miss another game, plus more injury notes.
Wilco's Jeff Tweedy Does Hilarious Acoustic Cover of the Black Eyed Peas' 'I Gotta Feeling.
Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy admitted that learning the Black Eyed Peas' once-ubiquitous smash hit 'I Gotta Feeling' was more difficult then he expected it to be.
INTERVIEWS Jeff Tweedy Plays Black Eyed Peas Medley.
Jeff Tweedy gets his Fergie on.
Jeff Tweedy dominates the Boulder Theater.
Jeff Tweedy at The Orpheum.
When Uncle Tupelo called it quits way back in 1994, few could have predicted the career paths of the band's two major, alt-country gurus, Jay Farrar and Jeff Tweedy .
Wilco's Tweedy sued by ex-band member.
Jeff Tweedy and Dave Matthews will bring their bands to Birmingham next week.
AP PHOTO Boston College quarterback Chase Rettig is sacked by Virginia Tech's Alonzo Tweedy during the first half at Alumni Stadium.
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In science:

Tweedie (1996) assures that the LMH is not geometrically ergodic either.
Multiplicative random walk Metropolis-Hastings on the real line
Biggerstaff, B. J. and Tweedie, R. L. (1997).
Nonparametric inference procedure for percentiles of the random effects distribution in meta-analysis
Accordingly, the suggested algorithm seems to be very suitable when simulation studies involving the Poisson-Tweedie distribution are carried out.
A note on a universal random variate generator for integer-valued random variables
Application to the Poisson-Tweedie distribution. An integer-valued r.v. Poisson-Tweedie distribution displays the c.f.
A note on a universal random variate generator for integer-valued random variables
This stochastic representation permits for an alternative random variate generation for the Poisson-Tweedie distribution.
A note on a universal random variate generator for integer-valued random variables
Poisson-Tweedie distribution reduces to the Discrete Stable distribution and random variate generation may be accomplished by means of the proposal by Devroye (1993).
A note on a universal random variate generator for integer-valued random variables
Tweedie [UKQCD Collaboration], arXiv:hep-lat/0607018; A. J¨uttner et al., arXiv:hep-lat/0610025; A. J¨uttner et al., in preparation.
Lattice QCD, Chiral Perturbation Theory and Hadron Phenomenology
The only process which causes departure and which attracted more attention of observers was the interaction of PNe with the ISM (e.g., Jacoby 1981; Tweedy & Kwitter 1996; Kerber et al. 2000; Muthu, Anandarao & Pottasch 2000; Rauch et al. 2000).
Classification of Planetary Nebulae by their Departure from Axisymmetry
Many examples are given in Tweedy & Kwitter (1996).
Classification of Planetary Nebulae by their Departure from Axisymmetry
In this case the most prominent features are on the outskirts of the nebula (e.g., Tweedy & Kwitter 1994, 1996; Rauch et al. 2000).
Classification of Planetary Nebulae by their Departure from Axisymmetry
Feigin, P.D. and Tweedie, R.I. (1985) Random coefficient autoregressive processes : a Markov chain analysis of stationary and finiteness of moments.J.
Geometric ergodicity for families of homogeneous Markov chains
Tweedie, Markov chains and stochastic stability.
An invariance principle for the law of the iterated logarithm for some Markov chains
Tweedie, Markov Chains and Stochastic Stability.
Uniform concentration inequality for ergodic diffusion processes observed at discrete times
Related results were reported in Spieksma and Tweedie .
Ergodicity for the $GI/G/1$-type Markov Chain
Jarner and Tweedie proved that for random-walk-type Markov chains, the geometric (light) and polynomial tail asymptotics in the stationary probability distribution are necessary for the geometric ergodicity and polynomial ergodicity, respectively.
Ergodicity for the $GI/G/1$-type Markov Chain
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