WEAVE, v.t. pret. wove; pp. woven, wove. The regular form, weaved, is rarely or never used. G., Gr.
1. To unite threads of any kind in such a manner as to form cloth. This is done by crossing the threads by means of a shuttle. The modes of weaving, and the kinds of texture, are various. The threads first laid in length are called the warp; those which cross them in the direction of the breadth, are called the weft or woof.
2. To unite any thing flexible; as, to weave twigs.
3. To unite by intermixture or close connection; as a form of religion woven into the civil government.
4. To interpose; to insert.
This weaves itself perforce into my business.
WEAVE, v.i. To practice weaving; to work with a loom.