Meaning of woven by Wiktionary Dictionary
- IPA: /ˈwəʊvn/
- Rhymes: -əʊvən
- Weave ( wēv ), v. t. [imp. Wove ( wōv ); p. p. Woven ( wōv'n ), Wove; p. pr. & vb. n. Weaving. The regular imp. & p. p. Weaved ( wēvd ), is rarely used.] [OE. weven, AS. wefan; akin to D. weven, G. weben, OHG. weban, Icel. vefa, Sw. väfva, Dan. væve, Gr. ὑφαίνειν, v., ὕφος web, Skr. ūrṇavābhi spider, lit., wool weaver. Cf. Waper, Waffle, Web, Weevil, Weft, Woof.]
1. To unite, as threads of any kind, in such a manner as to form a texture; to entwine or interlace into a fabric; as, “to weave wool, silk, etc”.; hence, to unite by close connection or intermixture; to unite intimately.
This weaves itself, perforce, into my business. Shak.
That in their green shops weave the smooth-haired silk
To deck her sons. Milton.
And for these words, thus woven into song. Byron.
2. To form, as cloth, by interlacing threads; to compose, as a texture of any kind, by putting together textile materials; as, “to weave broadcloth; to weave a carpet”; hence, to form into a fabric; to compose; to fabricate; as, “to weave the plot of a story”.
When she weaved the sleided silk. Shak.
Her starry wreaths the virgin jasmin weaves. Ld. Lytton.
- Woven p. p. of Weave.
Woven paper, or Wove paper, writing paper having an even, uniform surface, without watermarks.
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