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  • v. Present participle of unplait.


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  • Its unplaiting is the sign of the change which is coming upon her.

    Songs of Ukraina, With Ruthenian Poems

  • "I like it this way," said Raymond, unplaiting the long braids so as to fan them better.


  • She took him to the drawing-room, where she had hitherto been sitting unplaiting her hair; stirred the fire into a brighter blaze, wheeled him up the easiest couch, and, signal proof of feminine heroism, braved the kitchen beetles to get him something to eat.

    The Argosy Vol. 51, No. 3, March, 1891

  • For years she had forgotten she had such a thing as hair, plaiting it in the evening and unplaiting it in the morning with the same hurry and indifference with which she laced and unlaced her shoes.

    The Enchanted April

  • I am unplaiting my hair, 45 I walk with my lover –

    Songs of Ukraina, With Ruthenian Poems

  • Rising from the couch, Patty moved to a chair in front of Corinna, and sinking into it, began nervously plaiting and unplaiting a fold of her white dress.

    One Man in His Time

  • Miss Kresney awaited her decision with downcast eyes, her fingers mechanically plaiting and unplaiting the silken fringe of the table-cloth.

    Captain Desmond, V.C.

  • His fingers worked nervously, plaiting and unplaiting the fringe.

    The Tysons (Mr. and Mrs. Nevill Tyson)

  • Sal herself stood watching the jail-delivery; and first of all she blinked a bit, after the darkness below, and next she let out a laugh, and then she reached up a hand and began unplaiting her pigtail.

    News from the Duchy

  • She leaned against the tree-hole plaiting and unplaiting chance-plucked grass stems.

    Traffics and Discoveries


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