braid

To braid is to lace or weave together. Hair that has been done this way is in braids.

Have you ever seen someone with their hair bound together in thick, rope-like arrangements? That hairdo is called braids. Women often braid each other's hair or get it braided by a hairdresser. The longer your hair, the longer your potential braids. To braid hair, you have to weave the strands of hair together: this is also called plaiting, lacing, and interlacing. Other materials can be braided, but the most popular thing to braid is definitely hair.

Definitions of braid
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v make by braiding or interlacing

Synonyms:
lace, plait
Type of:
tissue, weave
create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton

v form or weave into a braid or braids

braid hair”
Synonyms:
pleach
Antonyms:
unbraid
undo the braids of
Type of:
interweave, weave
interlace by or as if by weaving

v decorate with braids or ribbons

braid a collar”
Type of:
adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament
make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

n a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair

Synonyms:
plait, tress, twist
Types:
queue
a braid of hair at the back of the head
pigtail
a plait of braided hair
Type of:
coif, coiffure, hair style, hairdo, hairstyle
the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)

n trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains

Synonyms:
braiding, gold braid
Types:
aglet, aiglet, aiguilette
ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform
soutache
a narrow braid used as a decorative trimming
Type of:
passementerie, trim, trimming
a decoration or adornment on a garment

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