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noun 
  1. A weave of three of more strands of fibers, ribbons, cords or hair often for decoration.
Translations: 
  • German: Zopf
  • Spanish: trenza
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. " Geoffrey Chaucer, "The Franklin's Tale", Canterbury Tales
      1. (transitive) To weave together, intertwine (strands of fibers, ribbons, etc.); to arrange (hair) in braids.
Translations: 
  • Spanish: trenzar
    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: Old English bregdan, breÄdan, from Germanic
  • bregdan. Cognate with Dutch breien.



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