interweave
interweave in`ter*weave", v. t. [imp. & obs. p. p. {interwove}; p. p. {interwoven}; p. pr. & vb. n. {interweaving}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To weave together; to intermix or unite in texture or construction; to intertwine; as, threads of silk and cotton interwoven. [1913 Webster]

Under the hospitable covert nigh Of trees thick interwoven. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To intermingle; to unite intimately; to connect closely; as, to interweave truth with falsehood. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Words interwove with sighs found out their way. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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