There are 2 main definitions of tweed in English:

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noun

[mass noun]
1A rough-surfaced woollen cloth, typically of mixed flecked colours, originally produced in Scotland: [as modifier]: a tweed sports jacket
More example sentences
  • Dressed in grey trousers, a black and grey patterned polo shirt, and complementary tweed sports jacket, he is short and stocky.
  • Traditional homespun tweed trousers are still sometimes worn by Aran Islander men.
  • This crisp striped tie will match perfectly with navy and gray suits, or light tweed suits.
1.1 (tweeds) Clothes made of tweed: boisterous Englishwomen in tweeds
More example sentences
  • Pretty tapestry print silky dresses are worn with sumptuous tweeds, suede, leather and velvet.
  • I see them at the races, with the stout shoes, binoculars, tweeds and hats, or on horseback coming past the house, but I don't really know them.
  • One approach is to go for the country look - leather boots, tweeds, twills, cashmere sweaters and maybe even a waxed coat.

Origin

mid 19th century: originally a misreading of tweel, Scots form of twill, influenced by association with the River Tweed.

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There are 2 main definitions of tweed in English:

Tweed2

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Pronunciation: /twiːd
 
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A river which rises in the Southern Uplands of Scotland and flows generally eastwards, crossing into NE England and entering the North Sea at Berwick-upon-Tweed. For part of its lower course it forms the border between Scotland and England.

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