A soft and flexible fabric for men's wear, made wholly of wool except in some inferior kinds, the wool being dyed, usually in two colors, before weaving.
Deriving its name from its place of origin originally, it was made made on the River Tweed it is a soft, flexible wool fabric in plain or twilled weave, often woven from two colors of threads.
a general term describing strong, rough texture fabrics with mixed color effects. Traditionally wool but tweeds of various fibers are now made. Used for coats, suits, jackets, drapery, upholstery.