Definition of abb in English:

abb

(also hab, obb)

noun

Weaving historical
rare
  • Originally: the woof or weft in a web. Later also: the warp in a web. Frequently attributive, as abb thread, abb wool, etc.

Origin

Old English; earliest use found in Cleopatra Glossary. Apparently from Old English ō-, prefix + web; compare the parallel formation represented by Old English ōwef.

Pronunciation:

abb

/ab/