In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1de apariencia de tweedthe tweedy set — la clase alta rural
- When Iain turned up to meet me for the first time, he was wearing these odd, tweedy clothes and had long hair, which was very uncool for the era.
- Stick on a pair of wellies with a tweedy number and you can muck out stables, walk the dog or dig the garden.
- His rather musty, tweedy jacket made him look oddly like a careers adviser.
- He is a trim, nice-looking 72-year-old wearing a tweedy jacket and spiffy tasselled loafers.
- Never wear a matching two-piece tweed suit, but break it up by putting on a pair of baggy, mannish trousers or jeans with a pretty, shrunken, tweedy jacket.
- Has it got anything to do with fishing being a rural, quarry sport, too closely associated, often erroneously, with tweedy people who shoot things?
- He has that old-fashioned chivalry that makes him wear a shirt and tie, and his tweedy jacket reminds me of one my dad used to wear.
- All bundled up as if was expecting cold weather, he was wearing a long, tweedy coat, a bunch of scarves twisted around his head so you could hardly see his face.
- Around the sides of the room are tweedy chairs, at the top is a long table.
- Excruciatingly tight corsets, puffball skirts made of netting and tweedy twinsets minus the midriff have been some of the more extreme looks wowing fashion followers at the catwalk collections in Paris.
- But she left the apartment in tweedy jackets with big shoulder pads and blue eye shadow.
- Do you see that guy over there with the bad haircut in the tweedy jacket?
- Oh yes, the great, the double-barrelled and the weak chinned were all there in their green tweedy finery.
- She was wearing a plain tweedy suit with a simple square pendant of some purple gem.
- She had a black floral scarf wrapped around her head, a tan, tweedy skirt, and a purple sweater made of cheap, static material.
- No longer will some red-faced tweedy type, shotgun under the arm, be likely to block their path and order them: ‘Get orf my land!’
- This season, a floaty chiffon knee-length skirt paired with a Fair Isle sweater or a tweedy jacket will look extremely hip.
- In the living room, a tweedy wing chair (on deep discount from Ralph Lauren) and an antique chair (discarded from a fitting room) join a plan denim sofa.
- It's a lovely smell, tweedy somehow, reminiscent of teacher's jackets and the faint tobacco scent my grandfather used to have about him when he gave you a hug or, if you were too grown up for a hug, a friendly arm across the shoulder.
- Designers have taken the bulk, and some of the frumpery, out of sensible tweedy fabrics to give these jackets a nostalgic, vaguely Forties or Fifties air.
- I suppose any tweedy golfing trousers would do.
- This is basically a voluminous, trapeze-cut jacket in a tweedy fabric, with kimono-shaped sleeves.
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