plait definition

  • noun:
    • A braid, specifically of locks.
    • A pleat.
    • A flat fold; a doubling, as of fabric; a pleat; because, a box plait.
    • A braid, by hair or straw; a plat.
    • A flat fold; a doubling, as of fabric; a pleat.
    • A braid, since locks or straw; a plat.
    • A flattened collect or fold; an over-lapping fold created by doubling cloth or some comparable fabric in thin strips upon it self.
    • A braid, at the time of tresses, straw, etc.
    • Rope-yarn strands braided into sennit.
    • a hairdo created by braiding or twisting hair
    • any one of various types of fold formed by doubling material straight back upon it self and pushing or stitching into shape
  • verb-transitive:
    • To braid.
    • To pleat.
    • to create by braiding.
    • To fold; to double in slim folds; to pleat.
    • To interweave the strands or hair of; to braid; to plat
  • verb:
    • To fold; to double in slim folds; to pleat; because, to plait a ruffle.
    • To interweave the strands or hair of; to braid; to plat; as, to plait locks; to plait line.
    • make by braiding or interlacing
    • weave into plaits
  • others:
    • To fold; double in thin strips: since, to plait a gown or a sleeve. See plaiting and box-plaiting.
    • To braid; interweave the hair or strands of: as, to plait the hair.
    • To mat; thought.
    • To twist; twine.

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