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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WEFT

Now, boys, let the weft rest on the last end, finish your work.

If for weft, the cops are forthwith taken to the loom, ready for the shuttle.

As a result the adjustment of warp and weft is more or less disturbed.

Heroic literature is only one thread in the weft of medieval literature.

In this way the pupil can examine both the filling (weft) and warp threads.

Upon this twig is loosely wound from end to end the weft thread.

The amount the warp and weft are out of the right angle is stated to be about 20°.

Both warp and weft yarns are single and very irregular in diameter.

The weft is composed of single yarns and are all in the grey.

The weavers were women and the weft was beaten upwards or away from the weaver.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English weft, wefta, related to wefan "to weave," from Proto-Germanic *weftaz (see weave (v.)).

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