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woof

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[ woof, woof ]
/ wʊf, wuf /
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noun

texture; fabric.
British. warp (def. 13).

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Origin of woof

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before 900; Middle English oof, owf,Old English ōwef, āwef (compare gewef), equivalent to ō-, ā-a-3 + wef (akin to web); modern w- from weft, warp, weave, etc.

Definition for woof (2 of 2)

woof2
[ woof ]
/ wʊf /

interjection

(used to imitate the bark of a dog).
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British Dictionary definitions for woof (1 of 2)

woof1
/ (wuːf) /

noun

the crosswise yarns that fill the warp yarns in weaving; weft
a woven fabric or its texture

Word Origin for woof

Old English ōwef, from ō-, perhaps from on, + wef web (see weave); modern form influenced by warp

British Dictionary definitions for woof (2 of 2)

woof2
/ (wʊf) /

interjection

an imitation of the bark or growl of a dog

verb

(intr) (of dogs) to bark or growl
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