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braid

 
pronunciation:
breId
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: braids, braiding, braided
definition 1: to weave together three or more pieces of material or strands of hair to form one length that looks like a rope.
similar words:
twine, weave
definition 2: to make by braiding.
Mrs. Cole braided a rag rug.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a length of hair or material made by braiding.
The admiral's uniform is decorated with gold braid.
 
similar words:
twist
derivation: braider (n.)
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