Harris Tweed

  1. a brand of heavy, handwoven woolen fabric made in the Outer Hebrides.

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How to use Harris Tweed in a sentence

  • In the novel, Langdon is described as looking like "Harrison Ford in Harris Tweed."

  • 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.

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

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  • She wore a coat and skirt of dark green Harris Tweed with leather collar and cuffs, and a simple sailor hat.

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  • It had all the digestibility of tripe with an added aroma of Harris Tweed.

British Dictionary definitions for Harris Tweed

Harris Tweed

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

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