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weaver

[wee-ver] /ˈwi vər/
noun
1.
a person who weaves.
2.
a person whose occupation is weaving.
3.
Origin of weaver
1325-1375
First recorded in 1325-75, weaver is from the Middle English word wevere. See weave, -er1

Weaver

[wee-ver] /ˈwi vər/
noun
1.
James Baird, 1833–1912, U.S. politician: congressman 1879–81, 1885–89.
2.
Robert Clifton, 1907–97, U.S. economist and government official: first Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1966–68.
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  • I am a weaver, sir: for my rent they seized my two looms; then I had nothing to do.

  • A Goliath o' Gath, wha hath a stroke like untae a weaver's beam.

    Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle
  • This was weaver speaking, a small, wiry man with a drooping moustache.

    Old Man Curry

    Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
  • It may be sold by the spinner to the weaver or it may be woven in the mill in which it is spun.

  • There must be first a husbandman, secondly a builder, thirdly a weaver, to which may be added a cobbler.

    The Republic Plato
British Dictionary definitions for weaver

weaver

/ˈwiːvə/
noun
1.
a person who weaves, esp as a means of livelihood
2.
short for weaverbird
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Word Origin and History for weaver
n.

mid-14c. (mid-13c. as a surname), agent noun from weave (v.).

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