Warp and Weft
or Woof. The “warp” of a
fabric are the longitudinal threads; the “weft” or
“woof” are threads which run from selvage to
W cave the warp and weave the woof,
The winding-sheet of Edward's race;
Give ample room and verge enough
The characters of hell to traco.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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