weave bead

weave bead
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weev beed]
    • /wiv bid/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weev beed]
    • /wiv bid/

Definitions of weave bead words

  • noun weave bead a small, usually round object of glass, wood, stone, or the like with a hole through it, often strung with others of its kind in necklaces, rosaries, etc. 1
  • noun weave bead beads. a necklace of beads: You don't have your beads on this evening. a rosary. Obsolete. devotions; prayers. 1
  • noun weave bead any small globular or cylindrical body. 1
  • noun weave bead a drop of liquid: beads of moisture. 1
  • noun weave bead a bubble rising through effervescent liquid. 1
  • noun weave bead Usually, beads. a mass of such bubbles on the surface of a liquid. 1

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Origin of weave bead

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English bede prayer, prayer bead (where, on a rosary each bead symbolizes a prayer, the word for the notion symbolized was transferred to the designating object), Old English gebed prayer; akin to bid1, German Gebet

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weave bead popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
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