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Tweed

(twēd),
Charles H., U.S. orthodontist, 1895-1970. See: Tweed edgewise treatment, Tweed triangle.
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That is your old mistake, Muscari," said the man in tweeds, shaking his head; "and the mistake of Italy.
He was a strange figure as he stood there, for he had assumed a flapped fantastic hat and swinging baldric and cutlass in his capacity of bandit king, but the bright prosaic tweed of the courier showed through in patches all over him.
Monk, always circumspect, stopped where he was, and placed his general quarters at Coldstream, on the Tweed.
But between these fires and the abbey extended the Tweed, unfolding its luminous scales beneath the thick shade of tall green oaks.
The arrangements made, the aid-de-camp wished the fishermen good-night, calling to their notice that they might see from the door of the tent the masts of their bark, which was tossing gently on the Tweed, a proof that it had not yet sunk.
In his tweed suit and cloth cap he looked like any other tourist upon the moor, and he had contrived, with that catlike love of personal cleanliness which was one of his characteristics, that his chin should be as smooth and his linen as perfect as if he were in Baker Street.
There was no chance of either of us forgetting that peculiar ruddy tweed suit--the very one which he had worn on the first morning that we had seen him in Baker Street.
And at home, in his beloved Abbotsford, in the still splendor of an autumn day, with the meadow-scented air he loved fanning his face, and the sound of rippling Tweed in his ears, he closed his eyes for ever.
He was followed by a tall young man in a grey tweed suit and a straw hat on which were the colours of a famous cricket club.
She was selling Cairngorm and Scottish Cheviot tweeds at Alnwick Gardens' Christmas market, and customers were asking whether there is a true Northumbrian version.
Phyllis D Smith (nee Tweed), 15th child of the 16 Tweeds Laburnum Avenue, Coundon.