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English noun: plait

1. plait (body) a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair


Synonymsbraid, tress, twist


Broader (hypernym)coif, coiffure, hair style, hairdo, hairstyle


Narrower (hyponym)pigtail, queue

2. plait (artifact) any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape


Synonymspleat


Broader (hypernym)bend, crease, crimp, flexure, fold, plication


Narrower (hyponym)box pleat, inverted pleat, kick pleat, knife pleat, tuck


English verb: plait

1. plait (creation) make by braiding or interlacing


SamplesLace a tablecloth.


Synonymsbraid, lace


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)tissue, weave


Domain categoryhandicraft

2. plait (contact) weave into plaits


SamplesPlait hair.


ExamplesThey plait their hair


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)interweave, weave









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