- a city in SW Ohio.
- one of a British breed of sheep, noted for its heavy fleece of medium length.
- (lowercase) a woolen fabric in a coarse twill weave, for coats, suits, etc.
Origin of Cheviot
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The result was, the introduction into Scotland of the celebrated Cheviot breed.Self-Help
And does a George, succeeding to a dukedom, become "Cheviot" to his sister?
Cheviot Wool may be taken as representative of the hilly breeds of sheep.
Many of the cheviot fabrics are made exclusively of these noils.
In the country one wears tweed or Scotch cheviot and a Derby hat.The Complete Bachelor
- a large British breed of sheep reared for its wool
- (often not capital) a rough twill-weave woollen suiting fabric
range of hills between Scotland and England, named for one of them, The Cheviot, attested from 12c. as Chiviet; of uncertain origin; the second element is perhaps Old English geat "gate."