weft

[ weft ]
/ wɛft /

noun

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

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How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of weft

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

OTHER WORDS FROM weft

un·der·weft, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for weft

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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