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braid

noun

1 braid

A hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair.

synonyms: plait, tress, twist.

Roget 45: vinculum, link; connective, connection; junction etc. 43; bond of union, copula, hyphen, intermedium; bracket; bridge, stepping-stone, ... show more

Roget 219: crossing etc. v.; intersection, interdigitation; decussation, transversion; convolution etc. 248; level crossing.    reticulation, network; ... show more

Dutch: haarlok, haarstreng, haarvlecht, haarwrong, toet, tres, vlecht, wrong
Polish: warkocz



2 braid

Trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains.

synonyms: braiding, gold braid.

verb

1 braid

Make by braiding or interlacing.

synonyms: lace, plait.

Roget 440: be variegated etc. adj.; variegate, stripe, streak, checker, chequer; bespeckle, speckle; besprinkle, sprinkle; stipple, maculate, ... show more

Roget 43: join, unite; conjoin, connect; associate; put together, lay together, clap together, hang together, lump together, hold together, piece together [Fr.], tack together, fix together, ... show more

Roget 219: cross, decussate; intersect, interlace, intertwine, intertwist, interweave, interdigitate, interlink.    twine, entwine, weave, inweave, twist, ... show more

Dutch: vlechten

2 braid

Decorate with braids or ribbons.

3 braid

Form or weave into a braid or braids:
— Braid hair.

synonym: pleach.


Moby thesaurus: band, brail, bun, cable, chignon, coil, cord, cue, embroidery, enlace, entwine, fillet, interknit, interlace, intertie, intertissue, intertwine, intertwist, interweave, intort ... show more.

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