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braid

braid

pronunciation:
breId
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: braided, braiding, braids
definition 1: to weave together three or more strands or strips of (hair, cloth, or the like), forming one narrow, ropelike length; plait.
synonyms:
plait, plat
similar words:
cornrow, entwine, interlace, intertwine, interweave, twine, weave
definition 2: to create by such interweaving.
synonyms:
plait
similar words:
twine
definition 3: to decorate or edge with ribbon or braid.
synonyms:
edge
similar words:
border, decorate, trim
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a narrow, ropelike length of hair, cloth, or the like made by braiding.
 
synonyms:
plait, plat
similar words:
twist
definition 2: a narrow strip of cloth used for decorating or edging.
similar words:
fringe, ribbon, rickrack
derivation: braider (n.)
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