See also: weaved

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈwəʊv/
  • (file)
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  • Rhymes: -əʊv

Verb edit


  1. simple past of weave
    She wove a beautiful basket out of reeds.
  2. (now colloquial, nonstandard) past participle of weave
    • 1701, Francis Leguat, A new voyage to the Eaſt-Indies by Francis Leguat and his companions [] [1], page 61:
      One might have wove Stuffs with it, had it been prepar'd.
    • 1823, Walter Scott, The Bride of Lammermoor[2], page 187:
      [] and the pearls which they have wove among her black tresses, were whiter than the frozen hail drops.
    • 2005, W. H. Crawford, The Impact of the Domestic Linen Industry in Ulster[3], Ulster Historical Foundation, →ISBN, page 185:
      [] enlisting as soldiers, during the late war, who, had they stuck to their looms, would have wove, at least, 50 pounds worth of cloth each in the year

Adjective edit

wove (not comparable)

  1. (of paper) made on a mould of closely woven wire

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  1. (dated or formal) singular past subjunctive of wuiven