warp and woof

noun

Definition of warp and woof

  1. :  foundation, base the vigorous Anglo-Saxon base had become the warp and woof of English speech — H. R. Warfel

Examples of warp and woof in a Sentence

  1. regards individual freedom and democracy as the warp and woof of any civilized society

1842

First Known Use of warp and woof

1842



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