American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The underlying structure on which something is built; a base or foundation: "profound dislocations throughout the entire warp and woof of the American economy” ( David A. Stockman).
“What I do read is the warp and woof of destiny’s threads as it weaves the future fate of High Blenholme Island.”
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odds and ends, nook and cranny, plug and play, pick and roll, hunt and peck, nickel and dime, movers and shakers, salt and pepper, rack and ruin, profit and loss, rock and roll, rods and cones and 83 more...
adam and eve, again and again, alpha and omega, arts and crafts, b and b, back and forth, bacon and eggs, be-all and end-all, bells and whistles, black and blue, black and tan, blood and guts and 165 more...
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