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tweed

  • n  thick woolen fabric used for clothing; originated in Scotland
  • n  (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth

  • Once a frumpy favorite of the English gentry, rustic tweed has a sleek new look for fall.
  • Her jersey-and-tweed suits won a cool reception from the press, but soon nearly every knockoff house was competing to turn out the closest replica.
  • Gathering up his notes and books, he tucked his hornrimmed spectacles into the pocket of his tweed jacket and picked up his mortarboard.
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  • Zoom on Resort: Louis Vuitton, Giambattista Valli, Wang, and More
    Louis Vuitton presented a collection of easy separates that seemed right for the low-key, ragtag elegance of a life lived on a yacht. There were boxed blue tweed suits backed in navy leather, a boxy tunic and shorts in a sumptuous deep sea-green printed tie-silk, and a voluminous white burnout ... More »
    June 13, 2013 - New York Magazine
  • Samaras Defends Shutdown of Greek State TV
    June 13 (Bloomberg) -- Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras defended his decision to shut down the country's public ERT broadcaster, setting the stage for a showdown with the two parties that support his year-old government. David Tweed and Mark Barton report on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown."
    June 13, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • Samaras Defies Coalition Partners in TV Showdown
    June 13 (Bloomberg) -- Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras defended his decision to shut down the country’s public ERT broadcaster, setting the stage for a showdown with the two parties that support his year-old government. David Tweed reports on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown."
    June 13, 2013 - Bloomberg

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