from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Preterit and occasional past participle of weave.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • p. pr. & rare vb. n. of weave.

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  • verb Simple past of weave.


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  • They looked in awe at Joscelin as she described how his sword wove and flashed in patterns of steel too quick for the eye to follow, and a ring of the dead rose around him.

    Kushiel's Avatar Carey, Jacqueline, 1964- 2003

  • -- That made without any wire marks, and called wove paper, is the best; it is made of various sizes and thicknesses.

    Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets Daniel Young

  • Soon he was asleep; but, even as he dropped off, the absurd phrase wove itself into the midnight chime from the church tower and passed on to weave itself into his dreams and vex them.

    Hocken and Hunken Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch 1903

  • The lines show through in a way that recalls the "wove" paper used by early watercolourists such as Samuel Scott in the mid 18th century.

    Watercolour at Tate Britain - review 2011

  • There were also some other friends that Casey had in those apartments named Samantha, Raquel and a couple of other names that have come up as far as when the children of Zenaida were mentioned, another things, she kind of wove those into the whole scheme of things.

    CNN Transcript Jan 22, 2009 2009

  • So I kind of wove that disappointment into this song, Eileen.

    Keb Mo Unpacks Musical 'Suitcase' 2006

  • Mr. Donald A. King, in his article in the _Monthly Journal_, gives no less than eight varieties of paper for the stamps of this issue, though all resolve themselves into slight, and in many cases probably imperceptible, variations in quality and thickness of the usual "wove" paper.

    The Stamps of Canada Bertram William Henry Poole 1918

  • It is quite within the bounds of possibility that the paper generally used for these stamps was intended to be what is known as "wove" to the trade, and that the "laid lines" originated in a purely accidental manner and are rather on the order of the "laid paper" varieties found in connection with the first 8c and 12c stamps of Sarawak.

    The Stamps of Canada Bertram William Henry Poole 1918

  • For the third, or "wove" paper, the dandy is covered with plain woven wire like that of the wire cloth; so there are no markings at all.

    Makers of Many Things Eva March Tappan 1892

  • In 40, if you retain it, "wove" the learned Toil is better than "urge," which spoils the personification.

    The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb — Volume 5 The Letters of Charles and Mary Lamb Mary Lamb 1805


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