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Braid - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Braid' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Braid [ n.]
- A plait, band, or narrow fabric formed by intertwining or weaving together different strands.
- A narrow fabric, as of wool, silk, or linen, used for binding, trimming, or ornamenting dresses, etc.
- A quick motion; a start.
- A fancy; freak; caprice.
2 . Braid [ v. i.]
- To start; to awake.
3 . Braid [ v. t.]
- To weave, interlace, or entwine together, as three or more strands or threads; to form into a braid; to plait.
- To mingle, or to bring to a uniformly soft consistence, by beating, rubbing, or straining, as in some culinary operations.
- To reproach. [Obs.] See Upbraid.
- Deceitful.

Meaning of 'Braid' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . braid [ v]
Meaning (1):
- decorate with braids or ribbons
Example in sentence:
  • braid a collar
Meaning (2):
- form or weave into a braid or braids
Example in sentence:
  • braid hair
Meaning (3):
- make by braiding or interlacing
Example in sentence:
  • lace a tablecloth