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Harris Tweed

Trademark.
1.
a brand of heavy, handwoven woolen fabric made in the Outer Hebrides.
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  • It had all the digestibility of tripe with an added aroma of Harris Tweed.

  • She was a pleasant girl dressed in Harris Tweed strongly odorous from the rain.

    Carnival Compton Mackenzie
  • He bought his cap and his gown and was measured by the tailor for a coat of Harris Tweed such as everybody seemed to wear.

    Sinister Street, vol. 2 Compton Mackenzie
British Dictionary definitions for Harris Tweed

Harris Tweed

noun
1.
trademark a loose-woven tweed made in the Outer Hebrides, esp Lewis and Harris
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