Plait

Definition of Plait

n.1.A flat fold; a doubling, as of cloth; a pleat; as, a box plait.
The plaits and foldings of the drapery.
- Addison.
2.A braid, as of hair or straw; a plat.
Polish plait
(Med.) Same as Plica.
v. t.1.To fold; to double in narrow folds; to pleat; as, to plait a ruffle.
[imp. & p. p. Plaited; p. pr. & vb. n. Plaiting.]
2.To interweave the strands or locks of; to braid; to plat; as, to plait hair; to plait rope.

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