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Pronunciation : Plait
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OE. playte, OF. pleit, L. plicatum, plicitum, p.p. of plicare to fold, akin to plectere to plait. See Ply, and cf. Plat to weave, Pleat, Plight fold.]
Definition : 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.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Plait
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To fold; to double in narrow folds; to pleat; as, to plait a ruffle.

2. To interweave the strands or locks of; to braid; to plat; as, to plait hair; to plait rope.

t. [imp. & p. p. Plaited; p. pr. & vb. n. Plaiting.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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