English version

tweed

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes, Material & textiles
tweedtweed /twiːd/ noun  1 DCCTIM[uncountable] rough woollen cloth woven from threads of different colours, used mostly to make jackets, suits, and coats a thick tweed suit2 tweeds
Examples from the Corpus
tweedI was expecting a trim man in a tweed coat, but my expectations were wrong.As a result, the traditional party outfit of flamboyant cravat and tweed jacket has been replaced by the ninety-nine-pound wool suit.He took off the phoney glasses and tweed hat and threw them to one side.She could still feel, from fingertip to elbow, the textures of cotton shirt, silk tie and tweed jacket.He placed his Harris tweed on his lap, over folded hands.He was dressed for an Edwardian shooting party in a full suit of tweed plus fours.She wearing tweed only because she was selling tweed.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Word of the day luck out to be lucky