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braidnoun

uk   /breɪd/ us   /breɪd/

braidverb [I or T]

uk   /breɪd/ us   /breɪd/ mainly US UK usually plait
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braidverb [I/T]

us   /breɪd/
  • braid verb [I/T] (ARRANGE HAIR)

to join three or more lengths of hair or other material by putting them over each other in a special pattern: [I/T] My sister taught me how to braid (my hair).

braidnoun

us   /breɪd/
  • braid noun (HAIR)

[C] pieces of hair or other material joined in a special pattern: Andrea wears her hair in braids.
  • braid noun (CLOTH)

[U] a thin strip of cloth or twisted threads used as decoration esp. in uniforms: gold braid
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