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English definition of “braid”

braid

noun [U] (CLOTH)    /breɪd/ (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
(Definition of braid noun (CLOTH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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