Thesaurus / plait
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A name given to a plait made with the strands of a rope, which forms part of several useful and ornamental knots.

The Sailor's Word-BookWilliam Henry Smyth

Her shining hair was--compressed into a plait that would have done credit to a rope-maker.

"I don't intend to plait my hair in a queue any more," Hamish declared contemptuously.

The Story of Old Fort LoudonCharles Egbert Craddock

With trembling fingers she took off her bonnet, and unfastened her hair from its plait.

I was born of poor and honest parents; and my father, who was a basket-maker by trade, taught me to plait all kinds of baskets.

With fingers clumsy, yet gentle, he took off the ribbon and cautiously undid the plait.

The InvaderMargaret L. Woods

Her tiny feet tripped a waltz, while the plait kept up an accompanying polka.

The Bridal March; One DayBjrnstjerne Bjrnson

And she went back to the mirror, and began to plait her hair, the more conveniently to tuck it under her night-cap.

The King's DaughtersEmily Sarah Holt

A March Elf should wear her hair in a plait at the back, tied up with a bow of ribbon, and curled a little in front.

On her head were two golden-yellow tresses, in each of which was a plait of four locks, with a bead at the point of each lock.

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