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lovat

(ˈlʌvət)
n
(Textiles) a yellowish-green or bluish-green mixture, esp in tweeds or woollens
[named after Lovat, Inverness-shire]

lov•at

(ˈlʌv ət)

n.
a grayish blend of colors, esp. of green, used in textiles.
[1905–10; probably after Thomas Alexander Fraser, Lord Lovat (1802–75), who popularized tweeds in muted colors as hunters' dress]
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Kevin Bartlett excelled from placed balls, with the Lovat clubman firing over six two-pointers, including five in the opening half.
SHINTY: Newtonmore could seal their sixth straight Premiership crown against Lovat this afternoon.
Lovat history-maker Kevin Bartlett hailed keeper Stuart MacDonald as the best he has ever seen as the Kiltarlity side lifted the Scottish Hydro Camanachd Cup yesterday.
The Lovat Loch Ness has integrated NFS Technology Group's specialist hotel management system to ensure the smooth running of hotel operations as well as the restaurant and bar facilities.
Meanwhile, Year 12 pupil Megan Lovat had a great time visiting Japan.
Piper Millin, aged 21, of 4 Commando Brigade, was ordered by his commanding officer Lord Lovat to parade with his pipes on the beach as the Commandos were being attacked.
By 1918, just four years after opening, the ROM had become "unbearably crowded," according to historian Lovat Dickson.
Lord Lovat, 'Shimi' as he was known, leading No 4 had more success.
Pride of place - with all due utmost respect to those of you who have arranged the pizzas to coincide with kick-off at the Orion Premiership shinty showdown between Newtonmore and Lovat on BBC Alba - should go to the opening blast from the Tour de France.
Francisco John Zayas-Slater, 21, of Lovat Avenue, Redcar, banned from driving for 12 months, ordered to pay pounds 85 costs, and given a one-year community order for dangerous driving.
On D-Day he was a member of the 1st Commando Brigade under Lord Lovat, who ignored orders that no pipes should be played, because of worries about a high death toll.