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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Finch-like African and Asian colonial birds noted for their elaborately woven nests; A craftsman who interlaces cloth.

Usage examples (33)
  • In that work the term weaver is used almost unfailingly to describe those who worked in the hand-loom industry.
  • The story of the uprooted basket weaver is a parable for the kind of vessel that Monique Truong has fashioned in The Book of Salt.
  • Sparrows, (otherwise known as weaver-finches), maybe.
  • Otherwise known as weaver-finches in their native Europe and Africa. for more
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