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[shiv-ee-uh t, shev- for 1; chev-ee-uh t, chee-vee- for 2, 3; for 3 also shev-ee-uh t] /ˈʃɪv i ət, ˈʃɛv- for 1; ˈtʃɛv i ət, ˈtʃi vi- for 2, 3; for 3 also ˈʃɛv i ət/

a city in SW Ohio.
one of a British breed of sheep, noted for its heavy fleece of medium length.
(lowercase) a woolen fabric in a coarse twill weave, for coats, suits, etc.
/ˈtʃiːvɪət; ˈtʃɛv-/
a large British breed of sheep reared for its wool
(often not capital) a rough twill-weave woollen suiting fabric

range of hills between Scotland and England, named for one of them, The Cheviot, attested from 12c. as Chiviet; of uncertain origin; the second element is perhaps Old English geat “gate.”


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    [chev-ee-uh t, chee-vee-] /ˈtʃɛv i ət, ˈtʃi vi-/ plural noun 1. a range of hills on the boundary between England and Scotland: highest point, 2676 feet (816 meters). plural noun 1. a range of hills on the border between England and Scotland, mainly in Northumberland

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    [shev-uh n] /ˈʃɛv ən/ noun 1. the flesh of goats, used as food.

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    [shev-ruh, shev; French she-vruh] /ˈʃɛv rə, ʃɛv; French ˈʃɛ vrə/ noun 1. any cheese made from goat’s milk. /ˈʃɛvrə/ noun 1. any cheese made from goats’ milk

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