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English definition of “braid”

braid

noun uk   /breɪd/ us  

braid noun (CLOTH)

[U] (also braiding) a thin strip of cloth or twisted threads that is fixed onto clothes, uniforms, or other things made of cloth, as a decoration: The captain of the ship wore a peaked cap decorated with gold braid (= twisted gold threads).Bands, straps and stripsGeneral words for textiles

braid noun (HAIR)

[C] US for plait verbHairstylesHairdressing

braid

verb [I or T] uk   /breɪd/ us  
US for plait verbHairstylesHairdressing
(Definition of braid from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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