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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Knit  \Knit\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  form  a  fabric  by  interlacing  yarn  or  thread;  to  weave 
  by  making  knots  or  loops. 
  2.  To  be  united  closely;  to  grow  together;  as  broken  bones 
  will  in  time  knit  and  become  sound. 
  {To  knit  up},  to  wind  up  to  conclude;  to  come  to  a  close 
  ``It  remaineth  to  knit  up  briefly  with  the  nature  and 
  compass  of  the  seas.''  [Obs.]  --Holland. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Knit  \Knit\,  n. 
  Union  knitting;  texture.  --Shak. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Knit  \Knit\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Knit}  or  {Knitted};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Knitting}.]  [OE.  knitten,  knutten  As  cnyttan  fr 
  cnotta  knot;  akin  to  Icel.  kn?ta,  Sw  knyta  Dan.  knytte  See 
  1.  To  form  into  a  knot,  or  into  knots;  to  tie  together,  as 
  cord;  to  fasten  by  tying. 
  A  great  sheet  knit  at  the  four  corners.  --Acts  x. 
  When  your  head  did  but  ache,  I  knit  my  handkercher 
  about  your  brows.  --Shak. 
  2.  To  form  as  a  textile  fabric,  by  the  interlacing  of  yarn 
  or  thread  in  a  series  of  connected  loops,  by  means  of 
  needles,  either  by  hand  or  by  machinery;  as  to  knit 
  3.  To  join  to  cause  to  grow  together. 
  Nature  can  not  knit  the  bones  while  the  parts  are 
  under  a  discharge.  --Wiseman. 
  4.  To  unite  closely;  to  connect;  to  engage;  as  hearts  knit 
  together  in  love. 
  Thy  merit  hath  my  duty  strongly  knit.  --Shak. 
  Come  knit  hands,  and  beat  the  ground,  In  a  light 
  fantastic  round.  --Milton. 
  A  link  among  the  days,  toknit  The  generations  each 
  to  each  --Tennyson. 
  5.  To  draw  together;  to  contract  into  wrinkles. 
  He  knits  his  brow  and  shows  an  angry  eye.  --Shak. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  fabric  made  by  knitting 
  2:  a  basic  knitting  stitch  [syn:  {knit  stitch},  {plain},  {plain 
  3:  created  by  interlacing  yarn  in  a  series  of  connected  loops 
  using  straight  eyeless  needles  or  by  machine  [syn:  {knitting}, 
  v  1:  make  (textiles)  by  knitting;  "knit  a  scarf" 
  2:  tie  or  link  together  [syn:  {entwine}] 
  3:  to  gather  something  into  small  wrinkles  or  folds;  "She 
  puckered  her  lips,"  "This  material  drew  after  having  been 
  washed  in  hot  water"  [syn:  {pucker},  {draw},  {rumple},  {cockle}, 

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