Sleaved
Sleaved Sleaved (sl[=e]vd), a. Raw; not spun or wrought; as, sleaved thread or silk. --Holinshed. [1913 Webster]

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  • sleaved — adjective Used in the term sleaved silk, floss silk • • • Main Entry: ↑sleave …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sleaved — Sleave Sleave, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sleaved} (sl[=e]vd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sleaving}.] To separate, as threads; to divide, as a collection of threads; to sley; a weaver s term. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sleave — Sleave, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sleaved} (sl[=e]vd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sleaving}.] To separate, as threads; to divide, as a collection of threads; to sley; a weaver s term. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sleaving — Sleave Sleave, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sleaved} (sl[=e]vd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sleaving}.] To separate, as threads; to divide, as a collection of threads; to sley; a weaver s term. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • sleave — /sleev/, v., sleaved, sleaving, n. v.t. 1. to divide or separate into filaments, as silk. n. 2. anything matted or raveled. 3. a filament of silk obtained by separating a thicker thread. 4. a silk in the form of such filaments. [1585 95; OE… …   Universalium

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  • sleave — [[t]sliv[/t]] v. sleaved, sleav•ing, n. 1) tex to divide or separate into filaments, as silk 2) anything matted or raveled 3) tex a filament of silk obtained by separating a thicker thread 4) tex a silk in the form of such filaments, esp. a floss …   From formal English to slang

  • sleave — /sliv/ (say sleev) verb (t) (sleaved, sleaving) 1. to divide or separate into filaments, as silk. –noun 2. a filament of silk obtained by separating a thicker thread. 3. a silk in the form of such filaments. 4. Poetic, Literature anything matted… …   Australian English dictionary

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