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Definition 1: any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for plait in the sense of this definition

(plait is a kind of ...) an angular or rounded shape made by folding

"a fold in the napkin" "a crease in his trousers" "a plication on her blouse" "a flexure of the colon" "a bend of his elbow"

(... is a kind of plait ) a flat double pleat made by folding under the fabric on either side of it

(... is a kind of plait ) a box pleat reversed so that the fullness is turned inward

(... is a kind of plait ) pleat in back of a straight skirt to allow ease in walking

(... is a kind of plait ) a single pleat turned in one direction

(... is a kind of plait ) a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place

Definition 2: a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for plait in the sense of this definition

(plait is a kind of ...) the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)

(... is a kind of plait ) a braid of hair at the back of the head

(... is a kind of plait ) a plait of braided hair

Definition 3: weave into plaits - [verb of contact]

Samples where plait or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • plait hair

(plait is a kind of ...) interlace by or as if by weaving

Definition 4: make by braiding or interlacing - [verb of creation]

Samples where plait or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • lace a tablecloth

Synonyms for plait in the sense of this definition

(plait is a kind of ...) create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton

"tissue textiles"

(plait belongs to category ...) a craft that requires skillful hands

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