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



BrE BrE//wiːv//
; NAmE NAmE//wiːv//
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the way in which threads are arranged in a piece of cloth that has been woven; the pattern that the threads make a close/fine/rough weave Word Originnoun Old English wefan, of Germanic origin, from an Indo-European root shared by Greek huphē ‘web’ and Sanskrit ūrṇavābhi ‘spider’, literally ‘wool-weaver’. The current noun sense dates from the late 19th cent.
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