• WordNet 3.6
    • adj tweedy (of country gentry) informal, clannish and outdoorsy
    • adj tweedy of textiles; having a rough surface "a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns"
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In literature:

But I'm the oldest clerk in Tweedy's.
"Stories By English Authors: London" by Various
Hard as nails at a bargain, old Tweedy.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
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
John Tweedy's Bill for Medicines.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
L. J. Tweedie, Premier of New Brunswick and the Hon.
"The Life of King Edward VII" by J. Castell Hopkins
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
Mannheim, with flowing white hair and tweedy suits, was now in his seventies and lived in retirement in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover

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:

Tweedy Browne Global Value placed a big investing bet on troubled Europe.
There's no secret to Tweedy Browne's success.
DreamUp is the musical persona of local artist Dan Tweedie.
INTERVIEWS Jeff Tweedy Talks Wilco's " Irreverent " Fall Album.
Everyone from Prince to Ry Cooder has had a crack at producing the iconic Staple Singers frontwoman over the years, and Wilco's Jeff Tweedy does the honors here by staying the heck out of the way.
Staples and Tweedy perform together at Lollapalooza Music Festival on August 6th, 2010.
I f I were a songwriter I would be like Jeff Tweedy.
Now, who is Jeff Tweedy.
Martin Guitars Visits Guitar World with Four New Models, Including 00-DB Jeff Tweedy and GPCPA4 Siris .
INTERVIEWS Low's 'The Invisible Way' Album Producer Jeff Tweedy Fills Big Shoes.
Tweedy has long been a stalwart on special teams, and he answered the call on defense.
Wilco's Jeff Tweedy Covers the Black Eyed Peas.
Tweedy gets first start of season.
Kids These Days' Debut Features Jeff Tweedy Production.
Jeffrey Scott Tweedy , on Aug 25, 1967.

In science:

Tweedie, Markov chains and stochastic stability, Springer-Verlag, 1993.
Computing stationary probability distributions and large deviation rates for constrained random walks. The undecidability results
Tweedie, Markov Chains and Stochastic Stability, Springer-Verlag London, London, 1993.
Polynomial mixing for the complex Ginzburg--Landau equation perturbed by a random force at random times
Tweedie, Markov Chains and Stochastic Stability.
Queue-Architecture and Stability Analysis in Cooperative Relay Networks
Tweedie (1957) first studied its basic characteristics and important statistical properties and showed certain analogies between its statistical analysis and that of the normal distribution.
Bayesian Estimation of Inverse Gaussian Distribution
Except for Brockwell, Liu and Tweedie , Liu and Susko , de Gooijer and Ling , it seems that threshold moving average (TMA) models have not attracted much attention in the literature.
Testing for a linear MA model against threshold MA models