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warp and woof

noun

Definition of warp and woof

  1. :  foundation, base <the vigorous Anglo-Saxon base had become the warp and woof of English speech — H. R. Warfel>



Examples of warp and woof

  1. <regards individual freedom and democracy as the warp and woof of any civilized society>



1842

First Known Use of warp and woof

1842


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