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[hand-woh-vuh n]
  1. made on a handloom; handloomed.
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Origin of handwoven

First recorded in 1875–80; hand + woven
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of handwoven

  • The fernery was flanked by two other handwoven baskets of sweet-grass.

    Girl Scouts in the Adirondacks

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy

  • His mother, proud of the product of her looms, set out in array his wedding robes, handwoven by herself.

    Romances of Old Japan

    Yei Theodora Ozaki

  • She had a brass ring about the size of a dollar with a handwoven knotted string that she used.

  • It is an ancient custom for the Indians to wash the handwoven linen vestments, a custom they still observe.