from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The horizontal threads interlaced through the warp in a woven fabric; woof.
- n. Yarn used for the weft.
- n. Woven fabric.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The horizontal threads that are interlaced through the warp in a woven fabric.
- n. The yarn used for the weft; the fill.
- n. A hair extension that is glued directly to a person′s natural hair.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. & p. p. of wave.
- n. A thing waved, waived, or cast away; a waif.
- n. The woof of cloth; the threads that cross the warp from selvage to selvage; the thread carried by the shuttle in weaving.
- n. A web; a thing woven.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The threads, taken together, which run across the web from side to side, or from selvage to selvage. Also called woof.
- n. In botany, a name sometimes given to a felt-like stratum produced in certain fungi by abundant closely interwoven hyphæ.
- n. An obsolete form of the preterit and past participle of wave.
- n. Same as waif
- n. A dialectal form of waft, 3.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
Middle English, from Old English wefta; see webh- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old English wefan ("to weave"). (Wiktionary)