Definition of the weft noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the weft

BrE BrE//weft//
; NAmE NAmE//weft//
(less frequent the woof) [singular]
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the threads that are twisted under and over the threads that are held on a loom (= a frame or machine for making cloth) compare warp Word OriginOld English weft(a), of Germanic origin; related to the verb weave.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: the weft