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 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

Iris Van Herpen Spring/Summer 2014: Sonic Youth Liza Foreman September 30, 2013
Meet the Professor of Hairy Studies Lizzie Crocker July 8, 2014
Motivations, Not Materiel Orly Halpern November 11, 2012

Historical Examples

Anne Constance Fenimore Woolson
Brave and Bold Horatio Alger
Spool Knitting Mary A. McCormack
American Notes Rudyard Kipling
Prisoners of Conscience Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Being a Boy Charles Dudley Warner
Narcissa, or the Road to Rome Laura E. Richards

noun
braids collectively
work done in braid
a piece of braid
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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