To pace the web
Pace Pace, v. t. 1. To walk over with measured tread; to move slowly over or upon; as, the guard paces his round. ``Pacing light the velvet plain.'' --T. Warton. [1913 Webster]

2. To measure by steps or paces; as, to pace a piece of ground. Often used with out; as, to pace out the distance. [1913 Webster +PJC]

3. To develop, guide, or control the pace or paces of; to teach the pace; to break in. [1913 Webster]

If you can, pace your wisdom In that good path that I would wish it go. --Shak [1913 Webster]

{To pace the web} (Weaving), to wind up the cloth on the beam, periodically, as it is woven, in a loom. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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