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noun as in interwoven hair style

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verb as in interweave

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It’s also the latest twist in an intellectual braid that started long ago with an ancient curiosity.

Her side-parted, carefully smoothed style tapered to an extension braid.

Studies show that common hairstyles like braids, twists, and Afros can affect job prospects.

From Vox

Basically, they want either a ponytail or braid that's 10 to 12 inches long of clean, not chemically treated hair.

It is based on yet another area of mathematics involving transforming a set of numbers by combining elements, often according to elaborate geometric patterns, such as braids.

From Fortune

Boys let me know they liked me, too, and I realized that I looked good, tall and slim, my long hair in a braid down my back.

E.J. Montoya, 16, has the well-muscled shoulders of a football player and a glossy, black braid down his back.

There were more snubs than you could shake your DNA-sharing braid at.

(9 p.m.) WEDNESDAY Braid Paisley and Carrie Underwood host the 42nd annual CMA Awards on ABC.

Her hair had fallen from its pins and hung in a braid, its length concealed by her position, and making the effect of a queue.

I want a spool of red silk, two pieces of crimson dress braid, and a spool of fifty cotton.

She wore overalls and high boots, and the night braid of her hair was twisted several times round her throat.

She hurried on her riding-clothes, dropped her braid under her jacket, and ran down the stairs.

Yes; for every wound we get we have the right to wear a narrow strip of gold braid on the tunic sleeve.


On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to braid, such as: pigtail, ponytail, plait, and queue.

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