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weaver

[ wee-ver ]
/ ˈwi vər /
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noun

a person who weaves.
a person whose occupation is weaving.

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Origin of weaver

First recorded in 1325–75, weaver is from the Middle English word wevere.See weave, -er1

Definition for weaver (2 of 2)

Weaver
[ wee-ver ]
/ ˈwi vər /

noun

James Baird, 1833–1912, U.S. politician: congressman 1879–81, 1885–89.
Robert Clifton, 1907–97, U.S. economist and government official: first Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1966–68.
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British Dictionary definitions for weaver

weaver
/ (ˈwiːvə) /

noun

a person who weaves, esp as a means of livelihood
short for weaverbird
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