weft

[ weft ]
/ wɛft /

noun

Textiles. filling(def 5).
a woven fabric or garment.

Origin of weft

before 900; Middle English, Old English; akin to weave

Related forms

un·der·weft, noun
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weft

/ (wɛft) /

noun

the yarn woven across the width of the fabric through the lengthwise warp yarnAlso called: filling, woof

Word Origin for weft

Old English, related to Old Norse veptr; see weave
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