weave

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1weave

verb \ˈwēv\
wove \ˈwōv\ or weavedwo·ven \ˈwō-vən\ or weavedweav·ing

Definition of WEAVE

transitive verb
1
a :  to form (cloth) by interlacing strands (as of yarn); specifically :  to make (cloth) on a loom by interlacing warp and filling threads
b :  to interlace (as threads) into cloth
c :  to make (as a basket) by intertwining
2
:  spin 2 —used of spiders and insects
3
:  to interlace especially to form a texture, fabric, or design
4
a :  to produce by elaborately combining elements :  contrive
b :  to unite in a coherent whole
c :  to introduce as an appropriate element :  work in —usually used with in or into
5
:  to direct (as the body) in a winding or zigzag course especially to avoid obstacles
intransitive verb
1
:  to work at weaving :  make cloth
2
:  to move in a devious, winding, or zigzag course especially to avoid obstacles

Origin of WEAVE

Middle English weven, from Old English wefan; akin to Old High German weban to weave, Greek hyphainein to weave, hyphos web
First Known Use: before 12th century

2weave

noun

: a pattern in a woven cloth : a particular way of weaving cloth

Full Definition of WEAVE

1
:  something woven; especially :  woven cloth
2
:  any of the patterns or methods for interlacing the threads of woven fabrics

First Known Use of WEAVE

1581

Other Textiles Terms

batt, bias, brocade, duck, flock, lawn, toile

3weave

verb
weavedweav·ing

Definition of WEAVE

intransitive verb
:  to move waveringly from side to side :  sway

Origin of WEAVE

Middle English weven to move to and fro, wave; akin to Old Norse veifa to be in movement — more at wipe
First Known Use: 1596

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