reweave

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ weave

Verb[edit]

reweave (third-person singular simple present reweaves, present participle reweaving, simple past rewove, past participle rewoven)

  1. To weave again, to weave back.
    • 1912, Jean-Henri Fabre, translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos, The Life of the Spider chapter 10
      The web is generally shattered after the night's hunting and is nearly always rewoven on the following evening.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The regularly formed simple past tense and past participle reweaved is attested as well, but is much less common.