weeds "garments" (now surviving, if at all, in widow's weeds), plural of archaic weed, from O.E. wæd, wæde "garment, cloth," from P.Gmc. *wedo (Cf. O.S. wadi, O.Fris. wede "garment," O.N. vað "cloth, texture," O.H.G. wat "garment"), probably from PIE *wedh-, extended form of root *au- "to weave." Archaic since early 19c.

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