Translation of "plait" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /plæt/ /plæt/ UK US braid

to twist three pieces of hair, rope, etc. together so that they form one long piece

noun uk /plæt/ /plæt/ UK US braid

a single piece of hair made by twisting three thinner pieces over and under each other

She wore her hair in plaits.

(Translation of “plait” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)