Weaved
Weave Weave (w[=e]v), v. t. [imp. {Wove} (w[=o]v); p. p. {Woven} (w[=o]v"'n), {Wove}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Weaving}. The regular imp. & p. p. {Weaved} (w[=e]vd), is rarely used.] [OE. weven, AS. wefan; akin to D. weven, G. weben, OHG. weban, Icel. vefa, Sw. v["a]fva, Dan. v[ae]ve, Gr. "yfai`nein, v., "y`fos web, Skr. [=u]r[.n]av[=a]bhi spider, lit., wool weaver. Cf. {Waper}, {Waffle}, {Web}, {Weevil}, {Weft}, {Woof}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To unite, as threads of any kind, in such a manner as to form a texture; to entwine or interlace into a fabric; as, to weave wool, silk, etc.; hence, to unite by close connection or intermixture; to unite intimately. [1913 Webster]

This weaves itself, perforce, into my business. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

That in their green shops weave the smooth-haired silk To deck her sons. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

And for these words, thus woven into song. --Byron. [1913 Webster]

2. To form, as cloth, by interlacing threads; to compose, as a texture of any kind, by putting together textile materials; as, to weave broadcloth; to weave a carpet; hence, to form into a fabric; to compose; to fabricate; as, to weave the plot of a story. [1913 Webster]

When she weaved the sleided silk. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Her starry wreaths the virgin jasmin weaves. --Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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