plait


plait
Synonyms and related words:
accordion pleat, box pleat, braid, bun, chignon, coat, coating, coil, collop, covering, crease, crimp, crisp, cue, cut, deal, disk, dog-ear, double, double over, enfold, enlace, entwine, feuille, film, flap, flounce, flute, foil, fold, fold over, frill, gather, infold, interfold, interknit, interlace, intertie, intertissue, intertwine, intertwist, interweave, intort, knife pleat, knit, knot, lace, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lap, lap over, leaf, loom, loop, mat, membrane, net, noose, pane, panel, patina, peel, pellicle, pigtail, plank, plat, plate, plating, pleach, pleat, plicate, ply, plywood, queue, quill, raddle, rasher, rattail, ruff, ruffle, safety glass, scum, sheet, skin, slab, slat, slice, splice, table, tablet, tail, tissue, topknot, tuck, turn over, twill, twine, twist, veneer, wafer, wattle, weave, web, wreath, wreathe, wreathwork

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  • Plait — Plait, n. [OE. playte, OF. pleit, L. plicatum, plicitum, p. p. of plicare to fold, akin to plectere to plait. See {Ply}, and cf. {Plat} to weave, {Pleat}, {Plight} fold.] 1. A flat fold; a doubling, as of cloth; a pleat; as, a box plait. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plait — Plait, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Plaited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Plaiting}.] 1. To fold; to double in narrow folds; to pleat; as, to plait a ruffle. [1913 Webster] 2. To interweave the strands or locks of; to braid; to plat; as, to plait hair; to plait… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plaît-il — ⇒PLAÎT IL, loc. interj. Vieilli. [Formule de politesse par laquelle on invite un interlocuteur à répéter ce qu on a (ou feint d avoir) mal entendu, à expliciter ce qu on a (ou feint d avoir) mal compris]. Synon. comment, pardon, hein (fam.).… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • plait — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a single length of hair, rope, or other material made up of three or more interlaced strands. ► VERB ▪ form into a plait or plaits. ORIGIN Old French pleit a fold , from Latin plicare to fold …   English terms dictionary

  • plait — index intertwine Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Plaît-il ? — ● Plaît il ? se dit pour faire répéter ce qu on a mal entendu …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • plait — *weave, knit, crochet, braid, tat …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • plait — The noun and verb are both pronounced plat …   Modern English usage

  • plait — [plāt, plat] n. [ME pleit < OFr < VL * plicta < pp. of L plicare, to fold: see PLY1] 1. PLEAT 2. a braid of hair, ribbon, etc. vt. [ME playten < the n.] 1. PLEAT …   English World dictionary

  • plait — in·ter·plait; plait·ed; plait·er; un·plait; plait; …   English syllables

  • plait — I UK [plæt] / US [pleɪt] noun [countable] Word forms plait : singular plait plural plaits a length of hair formed by twisting three separate lengths over each other, worn especially by women and girls. The usual American word is braid Christina s …   English dictionary