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Tweed British & World English

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

Tweed in tweed British & World English

A rough-surfaced woollen cloth, typically of mixed flecked colours, originally produced in Scotland

tweed British & World English

A rough-surfaced woollen cloth, typically of mixed flecked colours, originally produced in Scotland

Tweed, William M. British & World English

(1823–78) US politician; known as Boss Tweed. As a New York City official and a state senator 1867–71, he became the leader of Tammany Hall, the executive committee of New York City’s Democratic Party and a ring of political corruption, that swindled the state treasury out of as much as $200 million. Convicted in 1873, he fled to Cuba and then Spain, but was extradited in 1876 and returned to a New York jail, where he died

Harris tweed British & World English

Handwoven tweed made in the Outer Hebrides in Scotland, especially on the island of Lewis and Harris

Berwick-upon-Tweed British & World English

A town at the mouth of the River Tweed in NE England, close to the Scottish border; population 13,000 (est. 2009). Having been held alternately by England and Scotland, it was ceded by Scotland to England in 1482

Donegal British & World English

A tweed characterized by bright flecks randomly distributed on a background that is typically light grey, as originally woven in County Donegal

Donegal tweed in Donegal2 British & World English

A tweed characterized by bright flecks randomly distributed on a background that is typically light grey, as originally woven in County Donegal

Boss Tweed in Tweed, William M. British & World English

(1823–78) US politician; known as Boss Tweed. As a New York City official and a state senator 1867–71, he became the leader of Tammany Hall, the executive committee of New York City’s Democratic Party and a ring of political corruption, that swindled the state treasury out of as much as $200 million. Convicted in 1873, he fled to Cuba and then Spain, but was extradited in 1876 and returned to a New York jail, where he died

tweed English-Spanish

tweed masculine

tweed Spanish-English

tweed

Harris tweed New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

tweed from the island of Lewis and Harris