Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: sleave  sleev
Usage: archaic
  1. Silk not yet twisted; floss
     
  2. The knotted or entangled part of silk or thread
Verb: sleave  sleev
Usage: archaic
  1. To separate, as threads; to divide, as a collection of threads; - a weaver's term

Sounds like: sleeve

Derived forms: sleaves, sleaved, sleaving