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,
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.
This weaves itself, perforce, into my business.
That in their green shops weave the smooth-haired
To deck her sons. --Milton.
And for these words, thus woven into song. --Byron.
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.
When she weaved the sleided silk. --Shak.
Her starry wreaths the virgin jasmin weaves. --Ld.