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  • n. The process of making woven material on a loom.
  • n. A piece of such material.
  • n. An unsteady motion back and forth.
  • v. Present participle of weave.
  • v. gerund of weave

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of one who, or that which, weaves; the act or art of forming cloth in a loom by the union or intertexture of threads.
  • n. An incessant motion of a horse's head, neck, and body, from side to side, fancied to resemble the motion of a hand weaver in throwing the shuttle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of one who or that which weaves; specifically, the act or art of producing cloth or other textile fabrics by means of a loom from the combination of threads or filaments.
  • n. In the manège, the action of a horse that weaves, or moves the body from side to side.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. creating fabric

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