From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Weave \Weave\ (w[=e]v), v. t. [imp. Wove (w[=o]v); p. p.
   Woven (w[=o]v"'n), Wove; p. pr. & vb. n. Weaving. The
   regular imp. & p. p. Weaved (w[=e]vd), is rarely used.]
   [OE. weven, AS. wefan; akin to D. weven, G. weben, OHG.
   weban, Icel. vefa, Sw. v[aum]fva, Dan. v[ae]ve, Gr.
   "yfai`nein, v., "y`fos web, Skr. [=u]r[.n]av[=a]bhi spider,
   lit., wool weaver. Cf. Waper, Waffle, Web, Weevil,
   Weft, Woof.]
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   1. To unite, as threads of any kind, in such a manner as to
      form a texture; to entwine or interlace into a fabric; as,
      to weave wool, silk, etc.; hence, to unite by close
      connection or intermixture; to unite intimately.
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            This weaves itself, perforce, into my business.
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            That in their green shops weave the smooth-haired
            To deck her sons.                     --Milton.
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            And for these words, thus woven into song. --Byron.
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   2. To form, as cloth, by interlacing threads; to compose, as
      a texture of any kind, by putting together textile
      materials; as, to weave broadcloth; to weave a carpet;
      hence, to form into a fabric; to compose; to fabricate;
      as, to weave the plot of a story.
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            When she weaved the sleided silk.     --Shak.
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            Her starry wreaths the virgin jasmin weaves. --Ld.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Weaving \Weav"ing\, n.
   1. The act of one who, or that which, weaves; the act or art
      of forming cloth in a loom by the union or intertexture of
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   2. (Far.) An incessant motion of a horse's head, neck, and
      body, from side to side, fancied to resemble the motion of
      a hand weaver in throwing the shuttle. --Youatt.
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