American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of a breed of hornless sheep with short thick wool, originally raised in the Cheviot Hills.
- n. A woolen fabric with a coarse twill weave, used chiefly for suits and overcoats and originally made from the wool of this breed of sheep.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sheep of a breed so called from the Cheviot Hills, between England and Scotland. Cheviots are noted for their large carcass and valuable wool, qualities which, combined with a hardiness second only to that of the black-faced breed, make them the most valuable race of mountain sheep in Great Britain. The fleece weighs from 3 to 4 pounds, and the carcass of ewes varies from 12 to 16 pounds per quarter, that of wethers from 16 to 20 pounds.
- n. [lowercase] A loosely woven woolen cloth made from the wool of the Cheviot sheep.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A valuable breed of mountain sheep in Scotland, which takes its name from the Cheviot hills.
- n. A woolen fabric, for men's clothing.
- n. hardy hornless sheep of the Cheviot Hills noted for its short thick wool
- After the Cheviot (Hills) . (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“CHEVIOT - When Susan Kraus crashed her car Tuesday, she was drunk, drinking a 12-ounce beer and had her twin 10-year-old daughters in her car, Cheviot police said.”
“After six years of examination, the fate of Cheviot is still unknown.”
“I was a founder member of the Scottish company 7:84, and in 1973 we made a show called The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil, about the effects of the discovery of North Sea oil on Highland life.”
“Neal expressed surprise that, after all these years, the Fieldhouse - which also goes by the name Cheviot Memorial Building - "made the register.”
“The Cheviot is a mountain sheep, and, as might be expected, its flesh is well flavored.”
“The Cheviot is a small-boned sheep, and well covered with wool to the hough; the only defect in this breed, is in a want of depth in the chest.”
“After a couple of hours of pastoral scenery, we stopped at a little town called Cheviot for tea and a "comfort" stop as the guide put it.”
“The name "Cheviot" is said to mean "Snowy Ridge" and well does this highest summit of the range merit the name, for on its marshy top and in the rocky chasms of Henhole and Bazzle, the winter's snow often lies until far into the summer.”
“Starting at six o'clock in the morning, accompanied by the faithful collie "Cheviot," he made a round of all the grass-parks on the home-farm, beginning down near the sea and thence working his way round to a point considerably higher up than the mansion-house.”
“Limestone) have better wool, especially the Cheviot, which is very thick and good for milling.”
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