- warp and woof
- method of weaving
Other Word Forms of Weave
Origin of Weave
From Old English wefan, from Proto-Germanic *webanÄ…, from Proto-Indo-European *webÊ°- (“to weave, braid"). Cognate with West Frisian weve, Dutch weven, German weben, Danish væve, Swedish väva.
Middle English weven from Old English wefan webh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Probably from Old Norse veifa "˜move around, wave', related to Latin vibrare.
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