Braid



to weave together strips or strands of; plait:
to braid the hair.
to form by such weaving:
to braid a rope.
to bind or confine (the hair) with a band, ribbon, etc.
to trim with braid, as a garment.
a braided length or plait, especially of hair.
a hair style formed by interweaving three or more strands of hair.
a narrow, ropelike band formed by plaiting or weaving together several strands of silk, cotton, or other material, used as trimming for garments, drapery, etc.
a band, ribbon, etc., for binding or confining the hair.
Contemporary Examples

My Vanished Liberia Leymah Gbowee October 6, 2011
What to Watch on TV This Week Nicole Ankowski November 8, 2008

Historical Examples

The Art of Modern Lace Making The Butterick Publishing Co.
Brave and Bold Horatio Alger
Tony Butler Charles James Lever
Gloria and Treeless Street Annie Hamilton Donnell
The Biography of a Prairie Girl Eleanor Gates
Olive Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
The Golf Courses of the British Isles Bernard Darwin
Patchwork Anna Balmer Myers

verb (transitive)
to interweave several strands of (hair, thread, etc); plait
to make by such weaving: to braid a rope
to dress or bind (the hair) with a ribbon, etc
to decorate with an ornamental trim or border: to braid a skirt
noun
a length of hair, fabric, etc, that has been braided; plait
narrow ornamental tape of woven silk, wool, etc
adjective
broad
adverb
broadly; frankly
v.
n.

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