Pronunciation: (shiv'ē-ut, shev'- for 1; chev'ē-ut, chē'vē- for 2, 3; for 3 also shev'ē-ut), [key]
1. a city in SW Ohio. 10,394.
2. one of a British breed of sheep, noted for its heavy fleece of medium length.
3. (l.c.) a woolen fabric in a coarse twill weave, for coats, suits, etc.
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