plain weave


Definition of plain weave

: a weave in which the threads interlace alternately

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Peter Millett, who serves on the historical society's board, shared the plain weave, counter-balance loom's own special history. Annie Gentile, Courant Community, "WPA Loom Dedicated At Cheney Homestead," 14 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of plain weave

1888, in the meaning defined above

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to wander slowly or to speak indistinctly

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