from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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- n. A woolen fabric with a coarse twill weave, used chiefly for suits and overcoats and originally made from the wool of this breed of sheep.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sheep of a breed so called from the Cheviot Hills, between England and Scotland.
- n. [lowercase] A loosely woven woolen cloth made from the wool of the Cheviot sheep.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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)