Braided



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

Motivations, Not Materiel Orly Halpern November 11, 2012
Inside the Khalid Sheik Mohammed Hearing Circus Terry McDermott May 5, 2012
The Big Idea: Saving the World’s Most Important Fish Kevin M. Bailey August 8, 2013

Historical Examples

Little Sky-High Hezekiah Butterworth
Night and Morning, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The Andes and the Amazon James Orton
Good Indian B. M. Bower
Two Little Women Carolyn Wells
The Long Labrador Trail Dillon Wallace
Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume 28 Various

adjective
(of a river or stream) flowing in several shallow interconnected channels separated by banks of deposited material
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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  • Braiding

    braids collectively. braided work. 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 […]



  • Braids

    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 […]

  • Brail

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