“Originally the fabric known as cheviot was woven in England, from the strong, coarse wool of the Cheviot sheep, whence the name.”
“The sheep of the highlands produce the heavy, coarse wool of which the well known "cheviot" and "frieze" textiles are made.”
“Rough-faced cloths, such as cheviot, frieze, and serge, retain moisture like a blanket, and shrink after exposure to much rain; but Melton, which is of”
“Morning dress consisted of a morning coat, which was almost always single-breasted, of serge, worsted, cheviot or vicuna, and black or iron-gray; a waistcoat, either single - or double-breasted, which matched the coat or was of a lighter color; striped spongebag trousers (trousers of wool serge, baggy at knee); a cravat; and silk hat (though a bowler/Homburg could be worn).”
“The son of the house, a young man in a business suit of cheviot, is still busy at his desk.”
““I hate this bit of it,” said Meg, who looked young and forlorn despite the sophisticated swagger of her mink-lined cheviot, which was a wedding present.”
“For winter buy a thick, useful cloth, such as Scotch homespun or rough cheviot or tweed.”
“For ordinary business wear, suits of black or gray mixed cheviot, vicuña or worsted, or fancy Scotch goods, the coat of which is a "cutaway," are also popular; but the black diagonal”
“The lounge suit in summer is of blue flannel or very light cheviot or tweed.”
“In the country one wears tweed or Scotch cheviot and a Derby hat.”
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Woven, knit and tatted fabrics. Other kinds of cloth, such as tapa and chamois are not included.
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