wove

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See also: weaved

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

wove

  1. simple past tense 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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Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

wove

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of wuiven