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woof1  audio  (wf, wf) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. The threads that run crosswise in a woven fabric, at right angles to the warp threads.
  2. The texture of a fabric.

ETYMOLOGY:
Alteration (influenced by warp), of Middle English oof from Old English wef : -, on, on ; see on + wefan, to weave; see webh- in Indo-European roots


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