Sleave

• (n.) The knotted or entangled part of silk or thread. • (n.) Silk not yet twisted; floss; -- called also sleave silk. • (v. t.) To separate, as threads; to divide, as a collection of threads; to sley; -- a weaver`s term.
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Sleave

Sleave (slēv) noun [ Confer Danish slöif , a knot loop, Swedish slejf , German schleife a knot, sliding knot, and English slip , v.i.] (a) The knotted or entangled part of silk or thread. (b) Silk not yet twisted; floss; -- called also sleave sil...
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Sleave

Sleave transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Sleaved (slēvd); present participle & verbal noun Sleaving .] To separate, as threads; to divide, as a collection of threads; to sley; -- a weaver's term.
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