under weft

weft

[weft]
noun
1.
Textiles. filling ( def 5 ).
2.
a woven fabric or garment.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English, Old English; akin to weave

underweft, noun
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weft (wɛft)
 
n
filling, Also called: woof the yarn woven across the width of the fabric through the lengthwise warp yarn
 
[Old English, related to Old Norse veptr; see weave]

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weft
O.E. weft, wefta, from wefan "to weave" (see weave).
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