Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Braided embroidery or trim.
  • noun Braids considered as a group.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of making or attaching braids.
  • noun Braids collectively.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of making or using braids.
  • noun Braids, collectively; trimming.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of braid.
  • noun A braided trimming used as decoration on clothes or curtains

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains

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Examples

  • The other night one of the little girls (5 years old) tried to begin braiding part of my hair-no such luck but it was entertaining.

    November 15th, 2008

  • The other night one of the little girls (5 years old) tried to begin braiding part of my hair-no such luck but it was entertaining.

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  • Recognition and acknowledgement of unique arts practices of women of color, for example, African hair braiding, which is an art form as well as a hair care practice, and the ancient art of hula and the making of poi which are unique Hawaiian cultural traditions.

    Justice 4 All Includes Women of Color: PLATFORM RECOMMENDATIONS TO SENATOR BARACK OBAMA

  • When shaping techinques are called for, such as braiding a loaf, photos showing the steps accompany the instructions.

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  • They were also given new dresses and encouraged to participate in traditionally feminine grooming activities, such as braiding each other's hair.

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  • They were also given new dresses and encouraged to participate in traditionally feminine grooming activities, such as braiding each other's hair.

    September 2009

  • The same remarks that apply to music, drawing, &c, apply to a variety of things, that may be acquired at little or no expense – such as braiding straw, working muslin, doing rug-work, &c.

    The Mother's Book

  • Re: "braiding," this is a simple feature of parallel electric currents in plasma.

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  • While textiles can be found in the "iChange" in their original form in other areas, they are newly interpreted on seats and cargo floor using various refinement techniques such as braiding and gathering and a combination of both.

    Autoblog

  • And without new saplings and their fortifying root-systems, the rivers began to erode their banks, eventually channelizing and "braiding" as they spread out along the newly-unstable valley floors.

    Crosscut

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