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plait

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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ple:t/ or /plæt/
    Rhymes: -æt

Etymology

From Old French pleit, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] plecto, which is akin to Old Norse flétta (Danish flette) and to Russian сплетать.

Noun

Singular
plait

Plural
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plait ({{{1}}})
  1. A flat fold; a doubling, as of cloth; a pleat; as, a box plait.
  2. A braid, as of hair or straw; a plat.

Verb

Infinitive
to plait

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to plait (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To fold; to double in narrow folds; to pleat; as, to plait a ruffle.
  2. (transitive) To interweave the strands or locks of; to braid; to plat; as, to plait hair; to plait rope.

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