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Weaver

[wee-ver] /ˈwi vər/
noun
1.
James Baird, 1833–1912, U.S. politician: congressman 1879–81, 1885–89.
2.
Robert Clifton, 1907–97, U.S. economist and government official: first Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1966–68.
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British Dictionary definitions for r clifton weaver

weaver

/ˈwiːvə/
noun
1.
a person who weaves, esp as a means of livelihood
2.
short for weaverbird
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Word Origin and History for r clifton weaver

weaver

n.

mid-14c. (mid-13c. as a surname), agent noun from weave (v.).

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Encyclopedia Article for r clifton weaver

weaver

any of a number of small finchlike birds of the Old World, or any of several related birds that are noted for their nest-building techniques using grass stems and other plant fibres. They are particularly well-known for their roofed nests, which in some African species form complex, hanging woven chambers. Many species of weavers are highly gregarious.

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