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woof

noun \ ˈwu̇f , ˈwüf \

Definition of woof

1 a : weft 1a
b : woven fabric; also : the texture of such a fabric
2 : a basic or essential element or material

Origin and Etymology of woof

alteration of Middle English oof, from Old English ōwef, from ō- (from on) + wefan to weave — more at weave


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woof

verb \ ˈwu̇f \

Definition of woof

intransitive verb
1 : to make the low gruff sound typically produced by a dog
2 : to express oneself in a usually stylized boastful or aggressive manner

Origin and Etymology of woof

imitative


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woof

noun

Definition of woof

1 : a low gruff sound typically produced by a dog
2 : a low note emitted by sound reproducing equipment

First Known Use of woof

1839


WOOF Defined for Kids

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woof

noun \ ˈwu̇f \

Definition of woof for Students

: a deep harsh sound made by a dog

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woof

verb

Definition of woof for Students

woofed; woofing
: to make the deep harsh sound of a dog

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woof

noun \ ˈwu̇f , ˈwüf \

Definition of woof for Students

1 : the threads that cross the warp in weaving a fabric
2 : a woven fabric or its texture

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