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Sense: 1
Origin: Old English wearp
Sense: 2
Date: 1600-1700
Origin: WARP1

warp

2 noun
     
warp2
1

the warp

technicalTIC the threads used in weaving cloth that go from the top to the bottom of the machine [↪ weft]
2 [singular] a part of something that has become bent or twisted from its original shape

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