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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving.

Usage examples (33)
  • The woof is the thread that in weaving is carried by the shuttle through the threads of the "warp" -- here it means the "filling."
  • STRANGER: Again, if a person were to say that the art of making the warp and the woof was the art of weaving, he would say what was paradoxical and false.
  • The only thing I can add, for myself, is a soft "woof".
  • Such is the misuse of the words "woof" and "warp" on page for more
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