[ UK /plˈe‍ɪt/ ]
[ US /ˈpɫeɪt/ ]
  1. a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
  2. any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape
  1. make by braiding or interlacing
    lace a tablecloth
  2. weave into plaits
    plait hair
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How To Use plait In A Sentence

  • Among Lelouch's films starring Ms. Girardot was 1969's "Un homme qui me plait" "A Man Who Pleases Me", in which she played opposite Jean-Paul Belmondo. Obituaries of note: Annie Girardot, Greg Goossen, Eddie Kirkland
  • I lie under a tartan rug and my fingers twist and plait its fringe; plait, untwist, plait again: the wool is rough against my fingertips. LEARNING TO TALK: SHORT STORIES
  • At the windows, curtains of heavy white jaconet muslin, not too full, hung in sharp parallel plaits to the floor -- just to the floor. The Sorcery Club
  • PARIS Feb 6 Reuters - Yoplait was set to meet this week to discuss bids made for the 50-percent stake that private equity firm PAI Partners holds in the yogurt-maker, a source close to the matter said on Sunday. Reuters: Top News
  • Attach the bow to the small plait using elastic and hairgrips. The Sun
  • Today her blonde hair is plaited into French braids elaborately tied with huge dark blue and white ribbons, and she's wearing a short, dark blue denim skirt with her tan Uggs.
  • I used to plait her hair: laugh. Richard Temple
  • If your horse's long, flowing mane gets in the way when you're doing dressage or cross-country, try a running plait.
  • She had plaited a chain of daisies and wore it on her head.
  • A serving maid was standing in the doorway; her hair was sleeked back and plaited. Wildfire
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