- any of a breed of sheep with short, dense wool
- a rough wool fabric in a twill weave, formerly made from the wool of this sheep
- a cotton cloth resembling this
Origin of Cheviotafter Cheviot Hills
- Any of a breed of hornless sheep with thick crimped wool, originally raised in the Cheviot Hills.
- also cheviot A woolen fabric with a coarse twill weave, used chiefly for suits and overcoats and originally made from the wool of this breed of sheep.
Origin of CheviotAfter the Cheviot (Hills).