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For a moment I was as dumbfounded as the bridegroom who discovers a plait of hair on his brides dressing table.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
They plait it very ingeniously in small tresses, frequently making more than a hundred.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
He learnt to plait the foliage of faded crocuses, and pin them tidily to the ground with little wooden forks.
HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
The Egyptian jewellers employed wire, both to lay down on a background and to plait or otherwise arrange jour.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 3VARIOUS
As she began to twist it into one heavy plait, she walked to the window and stood looking out.
THE SECOND LATCHKEYCHARLES NORRIS WILLIAMSON AND ALICE MURIEL WILLIAMSON
He saw his sister in her white nightdress, with her long plait of hair down her back, standing in the darkness.
SONS AND LOVERSDAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE
Paul put the long thin plait of grey hair over her shoulder and kissed her.
SONS AND LOVERSDAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE
The Cadi was a fine-looking old man, his white turban was without a plait, and he was enveloped in a fine woollen hayk.
THE ARAB'S PLEDGEEDWARD L. MITFORD
All wear their hair in a long plait, which falls below their shoulders like the pigtail of the Chinese.
EGYPT (LA MORT DE PHILAE)PIERRE LOTI
The letters in the corner imply "Répondez, s'il vous plait;" meaning, "an answer will oblige."
MARTINE'S HAND-BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND GUIDE TO TRUE POLITENESSARTHUR MARTINE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PLAIT

  • blended
  • braided
  • darned
  • enlaced
  • fused
  • intertwined
  • knit
  • linked
  • mingled
  • mixed
  • plaited
  • pleached
  • twisted
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