reweave

verb re·weave \ (ˌ)rē-ˈwēv \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reweave

rewove play \(ˌ)rē-ˈwēv\ or reweaved; rewoven play \(ˌ)rē-ˈwēv\ or reweaved; reweaving
: to weave (something, such as yarn or cloth) again or anew
  • … unraveled the blankets … and rewove them into their own distinctive textiles.
  • —Gary N. Ross
  • All have mastered the art of reweaving and restoring rugs, hand-tying knots and matching yarns as the original weavers did.
  • —Rosa Colucci
often used figuratively
  • Citizens, seeing the broad systemic crisis of alienation … work in numerous ways to reweave the fabric of community …
  • The (Mountain City, Tennessee) Tomahawk

First Known Use of reweave

1717

in the meaning defined above

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