Definition of 'plait'
Example sentences containing 'plait'
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Then remove the rollers, and loosely plait the hair from your shoulders to the ends. The Sun (2016)Then remove the rollers, and loosely plait the hair from your shoulders to the ends. The Sun (2016)Will they be able to plait hair? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The prince has taken this spectacular heirloom and suspended it from a simple leather plait. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Simply French plait the front section on a side parting and pin loosely behind one ear. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Instead of taking each section under, plait them over each other for better texture. The Sun (2012)And he said too that she wasn't to plait her hair. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)I used to plait her hair: laugh. Richard TempleStep four When all the hair is in the braid, continue with a simple plait. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'plait'
British English: plait /plæt/ NOUN
A plait is a length of hair that has been twisted over and under two other lengths of hair to make one thick length of hair.
...a young girl with long blonde plaits of hair.
- American English: braid
- Arabic: ضَفِيرَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: trança
- Chinese: 辫子
- Croatian: pletenica
- Czech: cop pletený
- Danish: fletning
- Dutch: vlecht
- European Spanish: trenza
- Finnish: palmikko
- French: tresse
- German: Zopf
- Greek: πλεξούδα
- Italian: treccia
- Japanese: おさげ
- Korean: 땋은 것
- Norwegian: flette
- Polish: plecionka
- European Portuguese: trança
- Romanian: împletitură
- Russian: коса
- Spanish: trenza
- Swedish: fläta
- Thai: ผมเปีย
- Turkish: saç örgüsü
- Ukrainian: косазачіска
- Vietnamese: bím tóc
Definition of plait from the Collins English Dictionary
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