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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of unplait.


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  • She unplaited her hair and, with her head down, shook it loose, and smoothed it.

    Cinnamon Roll

  • Shed left her hair unplaited, curling almost to her waistwithout a headdress.

    Kiss of a Demon King

  • Long unplaited hair, gardens not cleared and swept tidily, people who spoke badly about Sir Seretse Khama, most television shows, Miriam Makeba, food from tins, anything associated with airplanes, maize meal in paper bags,…. actually the list was endless and ever growing and surprisingly fluid.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • She spread three tresses of unplaited hair iv. 51.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • She unplaited her draggled hair, and began groggily combing her fingers through it.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • Sure enough; she unplaited his hair and spread it out across her knees, her touch soothing to his throbbing head and the painful knot on his brow.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • He had unplaited it while I was anointing him, and subsequent exertions had caused it to explode.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • I thought how, if unplaited, it would have covered her all round as low as the hips, like the hair of a siren.

    Falk, by Joseph Conrad

  • Policemen filed in; one or two cases were tried and dismissed, the Malay witnesses trembling from head to foot, and then the wretch from the cage was brought in looking hardly human, as, from under his shaggy, unshaven hair and unplaited pigtail which hung over his chest, he cast furtive, frightened glances at the array before him.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • Her long, thin, practiced fingers rapidly unplaited, replaited, and tied up her plait.

    War and Peace


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