Middle English, from Old English webbestre female weaver, from webbian to weave; akin to Old English wefan to weave
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above
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“Webster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/webster. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.
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