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plait

verb [I or T] uk   us   /plæt/ (US usually braid)
to join three or more pieces of hair or string-like material by putting them over each other in a special pattern: She plaited the horse's tail. a plaited leather bracelet/belt

plait

noun [C] uk   us   /plæt/ (US usually braid)
a length of hair or other material that is divided into three parts that are then crossed over each other in a special pattern: She usually wears her hair in a plait/in two plaits.
Translations of “plait”
in Arabic يَجْدُل, يُضَفِّر…
in Korean 땋다…
in Malaysian tocang, jalinan…
in French tresse…
in Turkish örmek, örgü yapmak…
in Italian intrecciare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…編成辮…
in Russian заплетать косу…
in Polish splatać, zaplatać…
in Vietnamese đuôi sam, dây bện…
in Spanish trenza…
in Portuguese trançar…
in Thai (ผม) เปีย, รอยจีบ…
in German geflochtener Zopf, das Geflecht…
in Catalan trenar…
in Japanese (髪やロープなど)を三つ編みにする, 編む…
in Indonesian kepang, jalinan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…编成辫…
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