• A type or way of weaving.
  • Human or artificial hair worn to alter one's appearance, either to supplement or to cover the natural hair.


  • From Middle English weven, from Old English wefan ("to weave"), from Proto-West Germanic *weban, from Proto-Germanic *webaną, from Proto-Indo-European *webʰ- ("to weave, braid").
  • Cognate with Saterland Frisian weeuwe, West Frisian weve, Dutch weven, German weben, Danish væve, Swedish väva, Norwegian Nynorsk veva, Icelandic vefa.
  • From Middle English weven; probably from Old Norse veifa ("move around, wave"), related to Latin vibrare.

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