tweed

rough twilled wool

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • tweed — tweed …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • tweed — [ twid ] n. m. • 1844 « vêtement »; mot angl., altér. de l écossais tweel, angl. twill « étoffe croisée », probablt sous l infl. de Tweed, fleuve côtier entre l Angleterre et l Écosse ♦ Tissu de laine cardée (d abord fabriqué en Écosse), avec… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tweed — may refer to:*Tweed (cloth), a type of fabric using the twill weave *Harris Tweed, a luxury twill, handwoven on the Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, Scotland *Tweed, Ontario, Canada *Tweed New Haven Regional Airport in New Haven, Connecticut (IATA …   Wikipedia

  • Tweed — 〈[ twi:d] m. 6〉 1. 〈urspr.〉 Gewebe aus handgesponnener schott. Cheviotwolle 2. 〈heute〉 kleingemusterter, locker gewebter Stoff aus Streichgarn ● er trägt gern Tweedjacketts [nach dem schottisch nordengl. Fluss Tweed] * * * Tweed [tvi:t , engl.:… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Tweed — /tweed/, n. 1. William Marcy /mahr see/ ( Boss Tweed ), 1823 78, U.S. politician. 2. a river flowing E from S Scotland along part of the NE boundary of England into the North Sea. 97 mi. (156 km) long. 3. a male given name. * * * I Medium to… …   Universalium

  • Tweed — steht für: Tweed (Vereinigtes Königreich), ein Fluss im englisch schottischen Grenzgebiet Tweed (New South Wales), ein Fluss in New South Wales, Australien Tweed (Neuseeland), ein Fluss in Neuseeland Tweed (Gewebe), ein Textilgewebe Tweed ist der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tweed — /tweed/, n. 1. a coarse wool cloth in a variety of weaves and colors, either hand spun and handwoven in Scotland or reproduced, often by machine, elsewhere. 2. tweeds, garments made of this cloth. 3. a paper having a rough surface, used esp. for… …   Universalium

  • tweed — s.n. Stofă confecţionată din fire de lână fină cu fibre lungi, de culori diferite. [pr.: tŭid] – cuv. engl. Trimis de ana zecheru, 29.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  TWEED s.n. v. tuid. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • tweed — tweed; tweed·dale; tweed·ed; tweed·i·ness; …   English syllables

  • Tweed — Originally hand made woollen cloths made on the banks of the river Tweed from soft, rough yarns, the weave being mostly 2 & 2 twill. Both checks and stripes were produced. The Scotch Tweed Mark Association enforces upon its members the use of… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • tweed — [twi:d] n [U] [Date: 1800 1900; : Scottish English; Origin: tweel twill ; influenced by Tweed river in Scotland] 1.) rough ↑woollen cloth woven from threads of different colours, used mostly to make ↑jackets, suits, and coats ▪ a thick tweed suit …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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