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tweed



Pronunciation: (twēd), [key]
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 certain photographic prints.

Tweed



Pronunciation: (twēd), [key]
n.
1. William Mar•cy Pronunciation: (mär'sē) [key] (“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.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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