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weft

[weft] /wɛft/
noun
1.
Textiles. filling (def 5).
2.
a woven fabric or garment.
Origin of weft
900
before 900; Middle English, Old English; akin to weave
Related forms
underweft, noun
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weft

/wɛft/
noun
1.
the yarn woven across the width of the fabric through the lengthwise warp yarn Also called filling, woof
Word Origin
Old English, related to Old Norse veptr; see weave
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n.

Old English weft, wefta, related to wefan "to weave," from Proto-Germanic *weftaz (see weave (v.)).

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