Complete Definition of "braid"

Image:Braid final.jpg|thumb|A braid
English

Alternative spellings
breyde (obsolete)

Etymology
Old English bregdan|breġdan, from Germanic *bregdan. Cognate with Dutch breien.

Pronunciation
IPA|/breɪd/

Verb
en-verb|braids|braiding|braided|braided or obsolete browden

  1. obsolete transitive To make a sudden movement with, to jerk.
  2. archaic intransitive To start into motion.

#*Late C14: For verray wo out of his wit he breyde. â Geoffrey Chaucer, âThe Franklin's Taleâ, Canterbury Tales

  1. transitive To weave together, intertwine (strands of fibers, ribbons, etc.); to arrange (hair) in braids.

Translations
trans-top|intertwine
trans-mid
Serbian: kika f, pletenica f
Spanish: trenzar
trans-bottom

Noun
en-noun

  1. A weave of three of more strands of fibers, ribbons, cords or hair often for decoration.

Translations

German: Zopf m
Hungarian: copf, hajfonat
Portuguese: trança f
mid
Russian: коÑа (kosá) f, галÑн (galún) m
Serbian: gajtan m, Å¡irit m, tkanica f
Spanish: trenza f
Telugu: à°à°¡

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