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warp and woof

noun

Definition of WARP AND WOOF

:  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>

First Known Use of WARP AND WOOF

1842

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