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Synonyms for tweed

thick woolen fabric used for clothing

(usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth

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NORTHUMBERLAND proudly has its own tartan and it now boasts a native tweed, thanks to a 28-year-old entrepreneur.
THANK you so much for the write up and photographs in the Telegraph on October 3 regarding the Tweed family reaching 1,000 years in ages.
From the runways to the red carpets, you'll find a whole range of earthy, autumnal colours available, along with Chanel–esque tweeds in muted tones that are finished with some fun sparkle through the fabrics.
TRUE GENT OF THE ROAD: Andrew Kerenfky takes to two wheels in his best tweeds, right, and stops for a chat with fellow enthusiast Django Zazou, top Pictures by IAN McINTYRE
The attack came after the Tweeds claimed they heard Mr Grantham threatening to attack Deuces Bar and Lounge, a venue in which Jack Tweed had invested money.
This season's winning grey palette is ideal for tweed though fine check and herringbone are also chic alternatives to salt-and-pepper tweeds.
Fine knits, tweeds and flannel are everywhere this season and although they look classy they needn't cost a fortune.
In recent years, tweeds have come into their own in autumn and winter and this year, with the emphasis on rich textures and fabric appeal, tweed is hot property.
Their sister Valerie, aged 77, wrote a book about the family's history,called The Coventry Tweeds, which took 13 years to complete.
Lynn Waites, chartered building surveyor has joined Tweeds in Birmingham as a regional director to promote and expand the building surveying section.
For those on a budget, all the best tweeds are available on the high street.
There's a selection of traditional oatmeal tweeds at Marks & Spencer, steely greys at Next and Principles, and pretty heather coloured-tweeds with embroidery detail at Oasis.
THE MAYOR of Paphos, Savvas Vergas, performed the civil wedding ceremony of the mayor of Sefton, Paul Tweed, at Paphos town hall yesterday.