weft

Part of speech: noun

The cross - threads in a web of cloth; woof.

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Usage examples "weft":

  1. Arkwright's water frame was better for making the warp and long threads of cloth; and Hargreaves's jenny turned out better weft, or the kind of thread that went from side to side. - "Carl and the Cotton Gin", Sara Ware Bassett.
  2. Upon this twig is loosely wound from end to end the weft thread. - "Aboriginal American Weaving", Mary Lois Kissell.
  3. The Call filled it, drained through it, wrapped it, overcame it; so that it sank away at last like the outwash of an exhausted tide: the weft of battle stayed unfinished in the loom. - "Pierre And His People, [Tales of the Far North], Volume 4.", Gilbert Parker.