Definition of dobby weave in US English:

dobby weave


  • A style of patterned weave consisting of small frequently repeated geometric designs.

    • ‘Examples of weaves include, but are not limited to, a plain weave, a basket weave, twill weave, a herringbone weave, and a dobby weave.’
    • ‘At the end, we will optimize the number of shafts, and we will have a big dobby weave drawn in no time at all.’
    • ‘An attractive dobby weave and three curved, exterior pockets give a retro feel to each upright of the Montego collection from Ciao.’
    • ‘The shell is made from a seam-sealed nylon dobby weave with a waterproof, breathable membrane.’
    • ‘Interpret the beauty of the desert sun with our new collection of woven stripes, all constructed of a 100% cotton dobby weave and made in India.’