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Warp and Weft, or Woof

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The “warp” of a fabric are the longitudinal threads; the “weft” or “woof” are threads which run from selvage to selvage.

“Weave the warn and weave the woof,

The winding-sheet of Edward’s race;

Give ample room and verge enough

The characters of hell to traco.”


Gray: The Bard.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Warden-pie
Ware
Warlock
Warm Reception (A)
Warm as a Bat
Warming-pan (A)
Warming-pan
Warning Stone
Warp (To)
Warp and Weft, or Woof
Warrior Queen (The)
Warwick
Warwick Lane (City)
Warwolf
Washed Out (I am thoroughly)
Washing
Washington of Columbia
Wassail
Wassailers
Wastlers