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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of plait.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Folded; doubled over; braided; figuratively, involved; intricate; artful.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Folded; made in or with, or marked by, folds or flattened flutings; pleated: as, a shirt with a plaited bosom.
- In botany and zoology, folded lengthwise like the plaits of a closed fan; fluted.
- Wrinkled; contracted; knitted.
- Braided; interwoven: as, plaited hair.
- Tangled; intricate.
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Take some chicken breasts, slice them in halves, add some cheese I used a 'trecchia' that is sold locally, it's a kind of plaited mozzarella and a generous amount of your pesto.
The rope, being of a kind of plaited grass, soon frayed and broke, and he freed himself.
The walls were made of bertam (a kind of plaited reed) so as to be easily destroyed and replaced in case of infection.
a slick for that purpose, a use to which our nails were afterwards applied with great advantage, and through these holes a kind of plaited cordage is passed, so as to hold the planks strongly together: The seams are caulked with dried rushes, and the whole outside of the vessel is paid with a gummy juice, which some of their trees produce in great plenty, and which is a very good succedaneum for pitch.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 12 Arranged in Systematic Order: Forming a Complete History of the Origin and Progress of Navigation, Discovery, and Commerce, by Sea and Land, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time
"plaited" laces, a variety grafted on the old Maltese.
I plaited straw hats in Padok, gathered grass in Whang-hai, and in Masenpo sold myself to a rice farmer to toil bent double in the flooded paddies for less than a coolie's pay.
The Independent on Sunday's Leyla Sanai wrote that St Aubyn's characteristic blend of acid wit, intellect and compassion is plaited through At Last . . .
Trade, Sennit,. .plaited straw or palm leaves, &c., of which grass hats are made.
She was wearing gold-embroidered sandals of the high-heeled kind then in vogue that left the instep attractively unprotected; and she had parted her hair in the middle and plaited it in two gorgeous braids that were wound around her head like a diadem.
Menessos could tell it had been braided until recently, but now it fanned out over her shoulders with wide waves where it had been plaited.
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