- n. From the Old English "wefta" "weft" "wift" and Middle English "wyft" "weeft" "wefte" among others. It refers to the transverse threads of a textile that crosses from side to side of a web, that is, through the sheds, at right angles to the warp threads with which they are interlaced. The term weft denotes all the picks in a textile.
- CIETA. Vocabulary of technical terms of fabrics (English, French, Italian, Spanish). Lyon: Centre International d’Etude des Textiles Anciens, 1964; Burnham, Dorothy. Warp and Weft. A Textile Terminology. Royal Ontario Museum, 1980. Simpson, John; Weiner, Edmund (eds). The Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989. [www.oed.com]
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