weft

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

weft

noun \ˈweft\

: the threads that run from side to side on a loom or in a woven fabric

Full Definition of WEFT

1
a :  a filling thread or yarn in weaving
b :  yarn used for the weft
2
:  web, fabric; also :  an article of woven fabric

Origin of WEFT

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old Norse veptr weft, Old English wefan to weave — more at weave
First Known Use: before 12th century

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