sleave

[sleev]
verb (used with object), sleaved, sleaving.
1.
to divide or separate into filaments, as silk.
noun
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.

Origin:
1585–95; Old English -slǣfan (only in the compound tōslǣfan), akin to slīfan to split; see sliver

unsleaved, adjective
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sleave (sliːv)
 
n
1.  a tangled thread
2.  a thin filament unravelled from a thicker thread
3.  poetic chiefly anything matted or complicated
 
vb
4.  to disentangle (twisted thread, etc)
 
[Old English slǣfan to divide; related to Middle Low German slēf, Norwegian sleiv big spoon]

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